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A beautiful and strong Welsh Celtic Goddess, Rhiannon. A tale of a horse goddess and an inspirational tale of strength and faith.

Watercolour sketch of Welsh woman knitting, showing footless stockings, mid-19th century

Watercolour sketch of Welsh woman knitting, showing footless stockings, mid-19th century

Map of the Wales of the Mabinogion.  (The Mabinogion is the title given to a collection of eleven prose stories collated from medieval Welsh manuscripts)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Map of the Wales of the Mabinogion. (The Mabinogion is the title given to a collection of eleven prose stories collated from medieval Welsh manuscripts) More

Captain Henry Morgan. Born in 1635 to a prosperous Welsh farming family, Henry settled around 1660 in Britain's newly acquired Jamaica. By 1668, he was vice-admiral over 15 ships and the elected successor to Edward Mansfield, who headed all piracy based in Jamaica. Morgan began a series of large-scale raids in Central America that secured his place as the greatest buccaneer of all: Puerto Principe, Cuba, Porto Bello, Panama (both in 1668), Maracaibo, Venezuela (1669) & the sack of Panama…

Captain Henry Morgan. Born in 1635 to a prosperous Welsh farming family, Henry settled around 1660 in Britain's newly acquired Jamaica. By 1668, he was vice-admiral over 15 ships and the elected successor to Edward Mansfield, who headed all piracy based in Jamaica. Morgan began a series of large-scale raids in Central America that secured his place as the greatest buccaneer of all: Puerto Principe, Cuba, Porto Bello, Panama (both in 1668), Maracaibo, Venezuela (1669) & the sack of Panama…

Richard Wilson, c.1760s, (1714 – 1782) Welsh landscape painter and one of the founder members in 1768 of the Royal Academy. Wilson has been described as '...the most distinguished painter Wales has ever produced and the first to appreciate the aesthetic possibilities of his country.'With George Lambert he is recognised as a pioneer of English landscape in art, for its own sake.

Richard Wilson, c.1760s, (1714 – 1782) Welsh landscape painter and one of the founder members in 1768 of the Royal Academy. Wilson has been described as '...the most distinguished painter Wales has ever produced and the first to appreciate the aesthetic possibilities of his country.'With George Lambert he is recognised as a pioneer of English landscape in art, for its own sake.

Wales has a long coastline, and nowhere is more than about forty miles from the sea or a navigable river. From the earliest times, Welshmen have used the sea and the sea has shaped the history of the country. Seapower was arguably one of the most decisive factors in ending the nation’s independence. The Welsh contribution to piracy also has long been recognized. - See more at: http://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/index.php/britannias-dragon-a-naval-history-of-wales.html#sthash.KnyBMlzB.dpuf

Wales has a long coastline, and nowhere is more than about forty miles from the sea or a navigable river. From the earliest times, Welshmen have used the sea and the sea has shaped the history of the country. Seapower was arguably one of the most decisive factors in ending the nation’s independence. The Welsh contribution to piracy also has long been recognized. - See more at: http://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/index.php/britannias-dragon-a-naval-history-of-wales.html#sthash.KnyBMlzB.dpuf