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Watercolour sketch of Welsh woman knitting, showing footless stockings, mid-19th century

Watercolour sketch of Welsh woman knitting, showing footless stockings, mid-19th century

Map of the Wales of the Mabinogion.  (The Mabinogion is the title given to a collection of eleven prose stories collated from medieval Welsh manuscripts)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Map of the Wales of the Mabinogion. (The Mabinogion is the title given to a collection of eleven prose stories collated from medieval Welsh manuscripts) More

Merlin the Magician  (Born c.AD 400)  (Welsh: Myrddin;  Latin: Merlinus;  English: Merlin)

Merlin the Magician (Born c.AD 400) (Welsh: Myrddin; Latin: Merlinus; English: Merlin)

Captain Henry Morgan. Born in 1635 to a prosperous Welsh farming family, Henry settled around 1660 in Britain's newly acquired Jamaica. By 1668, he was vice-admiral over 15 ships and the elected successor to Edward Mansfield, who headed all piracy based in Jamaica. Morgan began a series of large-scale raids in Central America that secured his place as the greatest buccaneer of all: Puerto Principe, Cuba, Porto Bello, Panama (both in 1668), Maracaibo, Venezuela (1669) & the sack of Panama…

Captain Henry Morgan. Born in 1635 to a prosperous Welsh farming family, Henry settled around 1660 in Britain's newly acquired Jamaica. By 1668, he was vice-admiral over 15 ships and the elected successor to Edward Mansfield, who headed all piracy based in Jamaica. Morgan began a series of large-scale raids in Central America that secured his place as the greatest buccaneer of all: Puerto Principe, Cuba, Porto Bello, Panama (both in 1668), Maracaibo, Venezuela (1669) & the sack of Panama…

St. David of Wales, Feast Day and Welsh National Day, March 1

St. David of Wales, Feast Day and Welsh National Day, March 1

welsh shawls - wrapped around the baby and shoulders- Swansea Market-Marchnad Abertawe

welsh shawls - wrapped around the baby and shoulders- Swansea Market-Marchnad Abertawe

Richard Wilson, c.1760s, (1714 – 1782) Welsh landscape painter and one of the founder members in 1768 of the Royal Academy. Wilson has been described as '...the most distinguished painter Wales has ever produced and the first to appreciate the aesthetic possibilities of his country.'With George Lambert he is recognised as a pioneer of English landscape in art, for its own sake.

Richard Wilson, c.1760s, (1714 – 1782) Welsh landscape painter and one of the founder members in 1768 of the Royal Academy. Wilson has been described as '...the most distinguished painter Wales has ever produced and the first to appreciate the aesthetic possibilities of his country.'With George Lambert he is recognised as a pioneer of English landscape in art, for its own sake.