Welsh History: Strange but True

Welsh History: Strange but True : Strange But True

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Sir John Pryce of Newtown Hall died in 1761. He kept the embalmed bodies of his first two wives on either side of his bed - until his third wife insisted that they were removed.

In 1856 Ronald Rhys from the Vale of Neath disappeared for a week after seeing a strange light in a field and hearing a loud noise. He remembered being examined by small creatures who took a sample of his blood.

Oh yes, and America is named after a Welshman and the Holy Grail is kept in a bank vault in West Wales...

This book contains hundreds of `strange but true' facts and anecdotes about Welsh history. Arranged into a miniature history of Wales, and with bizarre and hilarious true tales for every era, it will interest and delight readers everywhere.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 136 x 200 x 22mm | 280g
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New.
  • 0752499734
  • 9780752499734
  • 1,434,521

About Geoff Brookes

Geoff Brookes is the author of Bloody Welsh History: Swansea, Swansea Murders, and Swansea Then and Now.
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