|Wales Cathedral Gazetteer
A guide to medieval cathedrals in Wales, highlighting attractions, history, and visitor information.
Medieval Cathedrals in Wales
This section of our Guide to historic churches Wales is of neccessity a short one; there are only 6 medieval cathedrals in Wales, and of the 6, one occupies an undisputable pre-eminent status; St. David's, with its links to David, patron saint of Wales, is the Welsh "Westminster Abbey".
Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
Celebrate the best of British Heritage in our annual
British History Quiz
This 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics
He also studied alchemy and languages
He was censured and finally imprisoned by his own order for his scientific teachings
This Day in British History
24 July, 1567
Mary, Queen of Scots abdicates
Mary, imprisoned at Lochleven Castle, is forced to cede the throne to her son, the infant James VI