Welsh History Books
Welsh Lovespoons Book
Welsh Lovespoons - A Pitkin Guide. This beautifully illustrated dual-language book describes the ancient Welsh custom of carving lovespoons. Discover why the tradition started and how it continues to this day. Find out what the symbols on these charming tokens of affection mean and where you can see the world's biggest and smallest lovespoons, and many other fine examples.
150 Famous Welsh Americans
150 Famous Welsh Americans - W. Arvon Roberts Publication Date September 2013 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 210x149 mm, 208 pages Language: English Short biographies of a 150 famous Welsh Americans. Presidents, Hollywood actors, millionaires, frontiersmen and dozens of other professions are captured in this treasure trove for history buffs and laymen alike - and an inva…
A Brief History Of Wales
A Brief History of Wales - Gerald Morgan Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 144 From the Romans onward, via Vikings, Saxons, Normans and Flemings, the Welsh have both resisted and absorbed invasion after invasion. Princes, papists, protestants, politicians, patriots, prophets and proletarians pass swiftly before us in this gripping narrative of conquest, resistance and survival. Bot…
A Guide To Welsh Place Names
A Guide To Welsh Place Names - Anthony Lias Publication Date January 2013 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x122 mm, 104 pages Language: English A guide to the meaning, origins and construction of 500 Welsh place-names, including notes on linguistic and historical background to the names and a useful index.
A Powys Anthology
A Powys Anthology - Dewi Roberts Publication Date September 2003 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 210x149 mm, 169 pages Language: English An anthology of poetry and prose in English and translations from the original Welsh dating from the 1st to the 20th century by various writers and poets comprising presentations on the topography and history, religion and the people o…
A Welsh Odyssey: In The Footsteps of Gerald of Wales
A Welsh Odyssey: in the footsteps of Gerald of Wales - Michael Curig Roberts Publication Date October 2011 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 215x138 mm Language: English This is a readable and enjoyable account of the journey of the intriguing Gerald of Wales in 1188, when he travelled around Wales with the then Archbishop of Canterbury trying to persuade Welshmen to sig…
Abergavennys War - Tim Butters
Ancient Cathedrals of Wales - Their Story and Music
Ancient Cathedrals of Wales: Their Story and Music Publication Date April 2013 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 183x123 mm, 200 pages Language: English Music has always been associated with our cathedrals, having an important part in church services. This book encompasses the musical content of our cathedrals here in Wales but also offers a handy and readable guide to thes…
Ancient Chapels And Churches In Wales
Ancient Chapels and Churches in Wales - John McAsey Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 72 A charming guide with enchanting colour illustrations to 32 ancient Celtic chapels and churches throughout Wales comprising particular mention of their history and architecture, folklore and atmospheric locations. 32 colour illustrations and 1 map.
Before Farming - A Guide To Prehistoric Wales 300,000-4,000BC
Before Farming - Life In Prehistoric Wales - Julian Heath Publication Date October 2013 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 215x138 mm, 176 pages Language: English In this enjoyable, entertaining and well-researched book, Julian Heath writes of the lives of the Neanderthals in Wales and Europe and in Mesolithic sites in Wales, and examines the Paviland 'Red Lady' find of 18…
Castles In Wales: A Handbook
Castles in Wales: A Handbook - Gerald Morgan Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 262 A comprehensive introduction to the castles of Wales, with a detailed guide to 80 of them, photographs and OS grid-references, for the historical tourist. The introduction covers the contemporary historical significance of castles; the military and political background; building stone castles, and mo…
Castles Of The Welsh Princes
Castles of the Welsh Princes - Paul R. Davis Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 108 In this fully illustrated book, Paul Davis guides the reader to some of the most awe-inspiring and romantic castles in Wales and describes their construction and history. Reprint; first published in 2007.
Churches in Wales and Their Treasures
Churches in Wales and Their Treasures - Edgar W. Parry Publication Date November 2011 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 184 pages Language: English Every parish in Wales is unique, and each has historic treasures in its architecture and furniture. The church building has been the heart of the parish, and the culture, crafts and traditions of the area are represe…
Country Churchyards of Wales
Country Churchyards of Wales - Donald Gregory Publication Date March 2015 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 228 pages Language: English Churchyards are not mere collections of gravestones. They are nearly always older than the churches they surround and provide much evidence of social activities and local traditions when they were the community centres of the pa…
Gwenllian The Welsh Warrior Princess
Gwenllian - The Welsh Warrior Princess - Peter Newton Publication Date March 2002 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 180x123 mm, 104 pages Language: English The story of the heroic Welsh princess Gwenllïan (1097-1136) is told in vivid fashion portraying all the romance and harshness of the early middle ages in Wales. 31 black-and-white photographs and 2 maps. Stori Gwenllï…
Hearts Of Oak, Nerves Of Steel
Hearts of Oak, Nerves of Steel - Shipwrecks and heroism in the Celtic Sea - Ian Skidmore Publication Date November 2007 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 159 pages Language: English A colourful and exciting account of tragic shipwrecks and heroic lifeboat rescues around the Celtic coasts from earliest times until the present day. A new edition of a volume first…
Herefordshire, The Welsh Connection
Herefordshire, The Welsh Connection - Colin Lewis Publication Date March 2007 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 196 pages Language: English A book which looks at Herefordshire as an important place in Welsh history. Llyfr sy'n bwrw golwg ar swydd Henffordd fel lle a fu'n bwysig yn hanes Cymru.