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Crickhowell

CRICKHOWELL Marcher lordship in southeast Wales, one of the last to be created. In 1463 King Edward IV gave it to his Welsh ally, William Herbert, later Earl of Pembroke. The lordship lay at the southern end of the lordship … Continue reading

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Caerleon

CAERLEON Lordship in the Welsh Marches, now in southeastern Wales.   The town of Caerleon stands on the River Usk, some miles above Newport, and was once a Roman fort (its name means fortress of the legion). The Lordship was established … Continue reading

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