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Memorial to Welsh Princess vandalised

A few weeks ago a memorial plaque which was dedicated to the Welsh Princess Gwenllian went missing from its usual location at the top of Snowdon. It has since been returned to the Princess Gwenllian society by a local man named Rhys Jones, but the plaque was found to be smashed. The thirteenth century Princess is revered in Welsh history as she was the daughter of the last sovereign Prince of…
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The Royal Coat of Arms Explained

The Royal Coat of Arms acts as the official coat of arms for the British monarch. The Royal Coat of Arms features a shield divided into four quarters. The quarters represent the symbols of Ireland, England, and Scotland. Wales does not play a role in the Royal Coat of Arms as when the Act of Union came about the Kingdom of Wales was already integral to England. The upper left and lower right…
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Prince Charles spends a busy day in Wales

Prince Charles had a busy day on Friday as he toured South and West Wales. He visited Airborne Systems, a parachute factory in Llangeino; met students from Stebonheath Primary School in Carmarthenshire and workers at Prysmian Cables and Systems in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Whilst…
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get competitive

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were back at it again this week, showing off their competitive nature while highlighting their charitable endeavors supporting young people’s mental health well-being in North Wales. Taking place in Snowdonia National Park on Friday…
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Undertake a Day of Engagements in North Wales

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are scheduled to take on a series of engagements this Friday, 20 November, in North Wales, a palace press release confirms. The visit is focused on youth and mental health, a cause the royal couple has taken particular interest in. This series of engagements will add to the long list of both joint and solo engagements that have lately focused on mental health…
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Wednesday in Wales proves to be another busy day for Charles and Camilla

After a day of bread making and a pub visit as part of their day in Wales on Tuesday, The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall continued their busy schedule in Wales. Embed from Getty Images The day began with Prince Charles meeting patients and staff and unveiling a new x-ray machine at Llandovery Hospital. Started in the 1970s, The Llandovery Hospital League of Friends supports the work of…
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