North-West Wales

Anglesey

Battle of Anglesey

In 980 Hywel ap Ieuaf King Gwynedd defeated Custennin ab Iago Aberffraw, son of his former enemy Iago ap Idwal Aberffraw at the Battle of Anglesey, at Anglesey. Custennin ab Iago Aberffraw was killed; he was supported by the Viking Gofraid mac Arailt Ivar.

On 27 Nov 1437 John Stanley died at Anglesey.

Beaumaris

On 07 Sep 1450 Richard 3rd Duke York (38) landed at Beaumaris.

On 26 Jan 1547 Richard Bulkeley died. He was buried at Beaumaris.

On 28 Jun 1621 Richard Bulkeley died at Beaumaris. He was buried at Beaumaris.

On 16 Oct 1688 Robert Bulkeley 2nd Viscount Bulkeley died at Beaumaris. His son Richard Bulkeley 3rd Viscount Bulkeley succeeded as 3rd Viscount Bulkeley of Cashel in Tipperary. Elizabeth White Viscountess Bulkeley by marriage Viscountess Bulkeley of Cashel in Tipperary.

On 31 Aug 1704 Richard Bulkeley 3rd Viscount Bulkeley was buried at Beaumaris.

On 18 Apr 1707 Richard Bulkeley 5th Viscount Bulkeley was baptised at Beaumaris.

Baron Hill

In 1618 Richard Bulkeley built at Baron Hill.

Beaumaris Castle

On 07 Jul 1452 Eleanor Cobham died at Beaumaris Castle.

St Marys and St Nicholas Church

After 1488. St Marys and St Nicholas Church. Monument to William Bulkeley (69) and Ellen Griffith. Early Plate Period (Bascinet and Gorget). Finely made in alabaster.

After 1795. St Marys and St Nicholas Church. Monument to Hugh Williams (28).

After 1796St Marys and St Nicholas Church. Monument to Wynn Howard -1796.

After 1822. St Marys and St Nicholas Church. Monument to Thomas Warren Bulkeley 7th Viscount Bulkeley (69). Sculpted by Richard Westmacott (46).

After 1829. St Marys and St Nicholas Church. Monument to Charlotte Mary Hughes Baronetess Williams.

After 1897. St Marys and St Nicholas Church. . Monuments to Charles Philip "Champagne Charlie" Yorke 5th Earl Hardwicke (61), Charles Philip "Champagne Charlie" Yorke 5th Earl Hardwicke (61) and Sophia Georgiana Robertina Wellesley Countess Hardwicke.

Holyhead

On 28 Oct 1628 Richard Preston 1st Earl Desmond was drowned whilst travelling between Dublin and Holyhead.

On 10 Oct 1918 Alexandra Phyllis Hamilton (41) drowned whilst travelling from DĂșn Laoghaire, County Dublin to Holyhead aboard the mailboat RMS Leinster that was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine UB-123.

St Cybi's Church

Stanley Chapel

After 1884. Stanley Chapel. Monument to William Owen Stanley (81). Sculpted by Hamo Thornycroft. Exceptionally finely carved; possibly the best sculpture in Wales.

Menai Straits

Newburgh

Penmon Priory

Skerries

On 15 Dec 1619 Thomas Butler drowned accidentally at Skerries having been sent to England to answer charges of having garissoned Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny.

Trecastell

Tudur ap Goronwy Tudor lived at Trecastell.

Carnarvonshire

Around 1100 Owain "Great" King Gwynedd was born to Gruffudd ap Cynan King Gwynedd (45) and Angharad Queen Consort Gwynedd (34) at Carnarvonshire.

Around 1145 Dafydd ab Owain Aberffraw Prince Gwynedd was born to Owain "Great" King Gwynedd (45) and Cristin ferch Goronwy Unknown Queen Consort Gwynedd (40) at Carnarvonshire.

On 05 Dec 1194 Gwladus verch Llewelyn "Dark Eyed" Aberffraw was born to Llewellyn "The Great" Aberffraw and Joan Plantagenet at Carnarvonshire.

John Zouche died at Carnarvonshire.

Aberconwy

In 1248 Gruffydd ap Llewellyn Aberffraw was buried at Aberconwy.

Bangor

On 26 Oct 1631 Lewis Bayly Bishop Bangor died at Bangor.

Abergwyngregyn

On 25 Feb 1246 Dafydd ap Llewellyn Aberffraw Prince Wales died at Abergwyngregyn.

On Jun 1282 Gwenllian "Lady of Wales" Aberffraw was born to Llewellyn "Last" Aberffraw and Eleanor Montfort at Abergwyngregyn.

Llanfaes Priory

In 1263 Senana ferch Caradog died. She was buried in Llanfaes Priory.

Llanfaes Priory Chancel

Before 11 Oct 1311 Tudur "Hen aka Elder" Tudor died. On 11 Oct 1311 Tudur "Hen aka Elder" Tudor was buried at Llanfaes Priory Chancel.

In 1331 Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor died. He was buried at Llanfaes Priory Chancel.

In 1367 Tudur ap Goronwy Tudor died. He was buried at Llanfaes Priory Chancel.

Nanhysglain

On 22 Jun 1283 Owain ap Dafydd Aberffraw was captured at Nanhysglain.

On 22 Jun 1283 Dafydd ap Gruffudd Aberffraw Prince Wales and Owain ap Dafydd Aberffraw were captured at Nanhysglain. Dafydd ap Gruffudd Aberffraw Prince Wales, seriously wounded in the struggle, was brought to King Edward's camp at Rhuddlan that same night. Dafydd ap Gruffudd Aberffraw Prince Wales was taken from here to Chester and then on to Shrewsbury. Dafydd ap Gruffudd Aberffraw Prince WalesDafydd's} wifeElizabeth FerrersGladys ferch Dafydd Aberffraw, infant niece Gwenllian "Lady of Wales" AberffrawGwenllian ferch Llywelyn, and Dafydd's six illegitimate daughters were also taken prisoner at the same time.

Bodvean

Penrhyn Castle

Caernarfon

Caernarfon Castle

On 25 Apr 1284 Edward II King England was born to Edward "Longshanks" I King England (44) and Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England (43) at Caernarfon Castle.

Criccieth

Criccieth Castle

In 1239 Owain "The Red" Aberffraw was imprisoned at Criccieth Castle.

In 1239 Gruffydd ap Llewellyn Aberffraw was imprisoned at Criccieth Castle.

Conwy

Aberconwy Abbey

After 25 Feb 1246 Dafydd ap Llewellyn Aberffraw Prince Wales was buried at Aberconwy Abbey.

Conwy Castle

In 1294 William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick (57) raised the siege of Conwy Castle.

In Dec 1294 Madog ap Llywelyn besieged King England: Plantagenet Angevin in Conwy Castle for three months.

Richard II Abdication

On 12 Aug 1399 Richard II King England (32) negotiated with Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland at Conwy Castle. .

On 01 Apr 1401 Gwilym ap Tudor Tudor took at Conwy Castle.

On 01 Apr 1401 Rhys ap Tudor Tudor took at Conwy Castle.

Llandrillo-yn-Rhos

Llandrillo yn Rhos Church

In 1246 Ednyfed "Fychan aka Younger" Tudor died. He was buried at Llandrillo yn Rhos Church.

Plas Mawr

Dolbadarn

Dolbadarn Castle

In 1255 Owain "The Red" Aberffraw was imprisoned at Dolbadarn Castle.

Treaty of Aberconwy

In 1277 Edward "Longshanks" I King England (38) and Llewellyn "Last" Aberffraw signed the Treaty of Aberconwy by which Llewellyn "Last" Aberffraw agreed that Welsh self-rule would end with the death of Llewellyn "Last" Aberffraw. As part of the Treaty Owain "The Red" Aberffraw was released from Dolbadarn Castle.

Eifionydd

Glynllifon

In 1602 John Glynne was born to William Glynne (36) and Jane Griffith at Glynllifon.

Harlech

Harlech Castle

Siege of Harlech Castle

In 1408 Edmund Mortimer died at Harlech Castle during the Siege of Harlech Castle.

In 1466 the Lancastrian Richard Turnstall led the garrison of Harlech Castle in a raid on Wrexham. The rebels captured Holt Castle. John "Butcher of England" Tiptoft 1st Earl Worcester (38) was sent to suppress the rebellion.

Llandwrog

Glynllifon

Llandegai

Clywd

Llanrwst

Battle of Llanwrst

In 954 Rhodri ap Hywel King Deheubarth and Edwin ap Hywel King Deheubarth defeated the sons of Idwal at the Battle of Llanwrst at Llanrwst.

Merionethshire

Corsygedol

Llanfor Church

On 18 Jun 1715 Sarah Harvey Viscountess Bulkeley (78) was buried at Llanfor Church.