Periods in Welsh history

Coat of arms

The Tudors

Read about the Welsh beginning of the Tudor dynasty.

Investigate the key eras and events in Welsh history.

Prehistoric Wales

Investigate stone circles and Celtic hillforts.

The Romans

Roman forces reached the borders of Wales in AD 48.

The Dark Ages

Romano-British and Celts, were pushed west by Saxons.

Medieval Wales

The new 'Welsh' referred to themselves as Britons.

The Tudors

The Tudor royal dynasty began with King Henry VII in 1485.

History blog

Cinema seats

Haggar's Cinema

Phil Carradice blogs about William Haggar - a pioneer of British cinema.

Welsh castles

Harlech Castle

Famous fortresses

Start exploring these Welsh strongholds.

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