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Book - Welsh History: Strange but True

Book - Welsh History: Strange but True

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ISBN: 9780750983426 (0750983426)

Publication Date: 11 July 2017

Publisher: The History Press

Format: Paperback, 199x128 mm, 192 pages

Language: English

This book contains hundreds of 'strange but true' facts and anecdotes about Welsh history. Arranged into a miniature history of Wales, and with true tales for every era, it will fascinate readers everywhere.


• 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.
• America is named after a Welshman and the Holy Grail is kept in a bank vault in West Wales...
Author Biography:
Geoff Brookes is a writer with a long-standing interest in Welsh history. His previous books include Bloody Welsh History: Swansea, Swansea Then & Now and Swansea Murders. He has appeared in The Times Educational Supplement and Welsh Country Magazine, as well as a range of other publications, such as the Independent. He lives in Swansea.
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