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 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 Prince Wales landed at Beaumaris.

After 26 Jan 1547 Richard Bulkeley was buried at Beaumaris.

On 28 Jun 1621 Richard Bulkeley died at Beaumaris.

After 28 Jun 1621 Richard Bulkeley was buried at Beaumaris.

On 16 Oct 1688 Robert Bulkeley 2nd Viscount Bulkeley died at Beaumaris.

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 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.

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. Sculpted by Richard Westmacott.

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, Charles Philip "Champagne Charlie" Yorke 5th Earl Hardwicke and Sophia Georgiana Robertina Wellesley Countess Hardwicke.

Holyhead

On 10 Oct 1918 Alexandra Phyllis Hamilton 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. 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 and Angharad Unknown Queen Consort Gwynedd at Carnarvonshire.

Around 1145 Dafydd ab Owain Aberffraw Prince Gwynedd was born to Owain "Great" King Gwynedd and Cristin ferch Goronwy Unknown Queen Consort Gwynedd 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

Llanfaes Priory Chancel

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

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

Goronwy ap Tudur Hen Tudor 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 was captured at Nanhysglain.

Bodvean

Penrhyn Castle

Caernarfon

Caernarfon Castle

On 25 Apr 1284 Edward II King England was born to Edward "Longshanks" I King England and Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England 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 raised the siege of Conwy Castle.

Richard II Abdication

On 12 Aug 1399 Richard II King England negotiated with Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland at Conwy Castle.
On 19 Aug 1399 Richard II King England surrendered to Henry IV King England at Flint Castle.
On 29 Sep 1399 Richard II King England abdicated II King England: Plantagenet Angevin at Tower of London. Thomas Grey, William Willoughby 5th Baron Willoughby Eresby, Hugh Burnell 2nd Baron Burnell and Thomas Rempston were present.
On 30 Sep 1399 Henry IV King England became IV King England: Plantagenet Lancaster. He had usurped his cousin Richard II and Richard's heir the seven year old Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl of March}] who was descended from Edward III's second sonLionel of Antwerp Duke of Clarence. This second usurption was to have far reaching consequences since it subsequently became the descent by which the House of York claimed precedence over the House of Lancaster being one of the causes of the Wars of the Roses.

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 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 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 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.

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 was buried at Llanfor Church.