• Medieval

    CARDIGAN EISTEDDFODAU

    by  • July 1, 2013 • Cardigan, Ceredigion, Medieval, Modern, Post-Medieval • 4 Comments

    A HISTORY OF THE EISTEDDFOD IN CARDIGAN. (with grateful thanks to Cllr. H. Gwynfi Jenkins) 1176 The earliest recorded National Eisteddfod was held at Cardigan Castle. The Brut y Tywysogion described it as follows: “…At Christmas that year the Lord Rhys held court in splendour at Cardigan, in the castle. And he held two...

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    FFOREST, CILGERRAN

    by  • June 30, 2013 • Cilgerran, House, Medieval, Modern, Pembrokeshire, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 7 Comments

    History: By 1275 Nicholas fitz Martin had taken £40 worth of timber from here for his mill at Newport. The property was mentioned in 1390, also known as “Kevendrym“. Owain Mortimer and others carried timber from Cilgerran Forest for extensive repairs to Cardigan Castle and mills, from 1429-32. The property was recorded in 1465...

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    CHURCH OF ST. CYNLLO

    by  • June 26, 2013 • Ceredigion, Church, Llangoedmor, Medieval, Modern, Period, Post-Medieval, Site Type • 3 Comments

    History: The dedication is suggestive of an earlier medieval date, but the known history and architecture of the church, cemetery and environs are from later than 1400. In 1401 William Admondeston, Rector, exchanged parishes with Thomas Colham of Tonge. Thomas Colham resigned on 7th March 1402 and John Vaughan became the Rector – presented...

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