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Bear Crickhowell

Bear Crickhowell
Crickhowell, Powys

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Located in Crickhowell in the beautiful Brecon Beacons, The Bear is famous far and wide for its welcoming atmosphere, historic character and good food. With old world charm and modern amenities, The Bear is an … more >>

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This Chancellor of England was named Archbishop of Canterbury by Richard II, who then banished him. He returned when Henry IV deposed Richard.



23 January, 1045

Edward the Confessor marries Edith, daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex

Edith was the sister of Harold, who would be defeated at the Battle of Hastings

He was famed for the saying, 'no bishop, no king'





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Rhodewood Lodge

This stunning detached cottage is situated in Saundersfoot and sleeps eleven people in six bedrooms.
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