A guide to the history of Wales, part of the Wales Travel Guide.
History of Wales
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This outspoken politician was the first female to sit in the House of Commons
She served in Parliament from 1919-1945
She was a campaigner for temperance and women's rights - and a proponent of appeasement to deal with Nazi Germany
This Day in British History
20 December, 1192
Richard I captured and imprisoned by Leopold V of Austria
Richard (the Lionheart) and Leopold had become enemies on the 3rd Crusade. Richard was only freed after payment of a heavy ransom.