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The Priory Hotel

The Priory Hotel
Newport, Gwent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Priory is nestled within the historic town of Caerleon on the River Usk. Founded by Hywel ap Iorwerth a Welsh prince and dating back to 1180 the Priory started life as … more >>

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This headmaster of Rugby School popularized 'muscular Christianity', combining sports and learning with a heavy religious focus



19 January, 1442

Duchess of Gloucester convicted of attempting to kill Henry VI by sorcery

The duchess (Eleanor Cobham) is divorced from the duke and imprisoned for life

This sickly monarch died at the age of 16, leaving the throne to his elder sister





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Llangadog (Self catering)
Sheriffs Lodge, Llangadog

Sheriffs Lodge

Dining room/kitchen. Open-tread steep narrow stairs to first floor: Sitting room with wood burning stove and wooden floor. Double bedroom. Bathroom/WC (shower attachment). Open-tread steep narrow stairs to second floor: …
Sleeps 4

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Amroth (Self catering)
Summerhill Cottage, Amroth

Summerhill Cottage

Fitted kitchen. Sitting room with wood burner dining area and French doors to patio. Shower room/WC with power shower in double shower cubicle. First floor: Double bedroom with 6' super …
Sleeps 2

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