Welsh March


On 04 Jan 1163 Agnes or Nest St John died at Breconshire.



Kinmel Park


Battle of Brecon

On Apr 1093 Rhys ap Tewdwr King Deheubarth was killed by Bernard de NeufMaré at Brecon during the Battle of Brecon.

In 1224 Maud Braose was born to William Braose and Eva Marshal at Brecon.

In Jun 1228 Reginald Braose died at Brecon.

After 12 Aug 1241 Humphrey Bohun and Eleanor Braose were married at Brecon.

Brecon Castle

Around 1100 Sibyl Neufmarché Countess Hereford was born to Bernard Neufmarché and Agnes or Nest St John at Brecon Castle.

On 03 Feb 1478 Edward Stafford 3rd Duke Buckingham was born to Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham and Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford at Brecon Castle.

Before 1485 Cardinal John Morton was imprisoned at Brecon Castle.


Around 1380 Dafydd Gam Brecon was born to Llewellyn Brecon at Penywaun.

Llewellyn Brecon bought at Penywaun.


Bronllys Castle

On Oct 1165 Mahel Gloucester died at Bronllys Castle.


Porthammel House


Battle of Mechain

In 1069 at the Battle of Mechain fought in Radnorshire the brothers Maredudd Cadelling and Idwal Cadelling attempted to regain control of Radnorshire from brothers Bleddyn ap Cynfyn King Gwynedd, King Powys and Rhiwallon ap Cynfyn Mathrafal. Rhiwallon ap Cynfyn Mathrafal and Idwal Cadelling were killed. Maredudd Cadelling died of exposure following the battle.

On 25 Jul 1290 Hawise "Lady of Powys" Mathrafal Baroness Cherleton was born to Owen de la Pole Mathrafal 1st Lord Powis at Radnorshire.

Builth Wells

Battle of Orewin Bridge

On 11 Dec 1282 an English force including John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield defeated a Welsh force at Builth Wells during the Battle of Orewin Bridge. The Welsh leader Llewellyn "Last" Aberffraw killed effectively bringing to an end the independence of Wales.


Battle of Carno

In 950 Iago ap Idwal Aberffraw and Idwal "Ieuaf aka Junior" Aberffraw, sons of Idwal ap Anaward "Foel aka Bald" King Gwynedd, defeated the sons of Hywel at the Battle of Carno at Carno.

Carreghofa Castle

In 1187 Cadwallon Mathrafal attacked at Carreghofa Castle.

In 1187 Gwenwynwyn ap Owain Mathrafal Prince Powys Wenwynwyn attacked at Carreghofa Castle.


Battle of Bryn Glas

On 22 Jun 1402 Owain ap Gruffudd "Glyndŵr" Mathrafal Prince Powys defeated the army of Edmund Mortimer at Knighton, who was captured, at the Battle of Bryn Glas.
Henry IV King England made no attempt to ransom Edmund Mortimer and, as a consequence, Edmund Mortimer changed his allegiance, and subsequently married Owain's daughter.
On 25 Jun 1402 Walter Devereux died at Bodenham from wounds received during the Battle of Bryn Glas.


On 22 Nov 1621 Thomas Knightley died in Llanbister. He was buried in St Cynllo's Church.

St Cynllo's Church

On 22 Nov 1621 Thomas Knightley died in Llanbister. He was buried in St Cynllo's Church.

Llanfair Caereinion

Battle of Maes Moydog

On 05 Mar 1295 William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick defeated the army of Madog ap Llywelyn during the Battle of Maes Moydog at Llanfair Caereinion. English losses were around 100 dead, Welsh around 700.



St Tysilio

Around 1160 Madog ap Maredudd Mathrafal Prince Powys was buried at St Tysilio.


On 23 Mar 1594 Edward Herbert died at Montgomery.

Montgomery Castle



Abermule Train Collision

On 26 Jan 1921 Herbert Lionel Henry Vane-Tempest killed at Abermule during the Abermule Train Collision.

Powis Castle

In 1447 Gruffudd Vychan was beheaded at Powis Castle.

Around 1573 William Herbert 1st Baron Powis was born to Edward Herbert and Mary Stanley at Powis Castle.

On 17 Jan 1848 Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis died at Powis Castle accidentally shot during a pheasant hunt by his son Robert Charles Herbert.


Around 1547 Edward Herbert was born to William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke and Anne Parr Countess Pembroke at Welshpool.

Powis Castle

On 15 Apr 1822 Percy Egerton Herbert was born to Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis and Lucy Graham Countess Powis at Powis Castle.

On 24 Jun 1827 Robert Charles Herbert was born to Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis and Lucy Graham Countess Powis at Powis Castle.

St Mary's Church

After 10 Sep 1772 Henry Herbert 1st Earl Powis was buried at St Mary's Church.

After 16 Jan 1801 George Edward Henry Arthur Herbert 2nd Earl Powis was buried at St Mary's Church.

After 07 May 1891 Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis was buried in St Mary's Church.

Strata Marcella

Around 1197 Owain Cyfeiliog Mathrafal was buried at Strata Marcella.


Around 1286 Gruffydd ap Gwenwynwyn Mathrafal Prince Powys Wenwynwyn died at Wenwynwyn.