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Welsh Dragon

The Welsh Dragon – Y Ddraig Goch ("the red dragon") – appears on the national flag of Wales. [1]

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Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Bevan (pronounced;; 15 November 1897 – 6 July 1960), often known as Nye Bevan, was a Welsh Labour Party politician who was the Minister for Health in the post-war Attlee government from 1945 to 1951.

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Argent

In heraldry, argent is the tincture of silver, and belongs to the class of light tinctures, called "metals".

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Augmentation of honour

In heraldry, an augmentation (often termed augmentation of honour or sometimes augmentation of arms) is a modification or addition to a coat of arms, typically given by a monarch as either a mere mark of favour, or a reward or recognition for some meritorious act.

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Battle of Bosworth Field

The Battle of Bosworth (or Bosworth Field) was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century.

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Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent (pronounced) is a county borough in South Wales, sharing its name with a parliamentary constituency.

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Blazon

In heraldry and heraldic vexillology, a blazon is a formal description of a coat of arms, flag or similar emblem, from which the reader can reconstruct the appropriate image.

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Cadwaladr

Cadwaladr, Cadwallader, or Cadwalader (Cadwallon) was king of Gwynedd from around 655 to 682.

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Cardiff

Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital and largest city in Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom.

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Cardiff City F.C.

Cardiff City Football Club (Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Caerdydd) is a professional football club based in Cardiff, Wales that competes in the English football league system.

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Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin or Sir Gâr) is a unitary authority in the south west of Wales and the largest of the thirteen historic counties.

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Celts

The Celts (occasionally, see pronunciation of ''Celtic'') were people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.

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City and County of Swansea Council

The City and County of Swansea Council (Cyngor Dinas a Sir Abertawe) is the governing body for one of the Principal Areas of Wales covering Swansea, Gower and the surrounding area.

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City of Cardiff Council

The County Council of the City and County of Cardiff (Dinas a Sir Caerdydd) is the governing body for Cardiff, one of the Principal Areas of Wales.

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Dinas Emrys

Dinas Emrys (fortress of Ambrosius) is a rocky and wooded hillock near Beddgelert in Gwynedd, north-west Wales.

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Flag of Wales

The flag of Wales (Baner Cymru or Y Ddraig Goch, meaning "The Red Dragon") consists of a red dragon passant on a green and white field.

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Football Association of Wales

The Football Association of Wales (Cymdeithas Bêl-droed Cymru) (FAW) is the governing body of association football in Wales.

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Geoffrey of Monmouth

Geoffrey of Monmouth (Galfridus Monemutensis, Galfridus Arturus, Gruffudd ap Arthur, Sieffre o Fynwy) (c. 1100 – c. 1155) was a Welsh cleric and one of the major figures in the development of British historiography and the popularity of tales of King Arthur.

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Gorsedd

A gorsedd plural gorseddau, is a community or coming together of modern-day bards.

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Gwilym Lloyd George, 1st Viscount Tenby

Major Gwilym Lloyd-George, 1st Viscount Tenby, TD, PC (4 December 1894 – 14 February 1967) was a British politician and cabinet minister.

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Henry VII of England

Henry VII (Harri Tudur; 28 January 1457 – 21 April 1509) was King of England, ruled the Principality of Wales (until 29 November 1489) and Lord of Ireland from his seizing the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death on 21 April 1509, as the first monarch of the House of Tudor.

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Historia Brittonum

The History of the Britons (Historia Brittonum) is a purported history of the indigenous British (Brittonic) people that was written around 828 and survives in numerous recensions that date from after the 11th century.

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Historia Regum Britanniae

Historia Regum Britanniae—in English, The History of the Kings of Britain—is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written c. 1136 by Geoffrey of Monmouth.

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King Arthur

King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th to early 6th century A.D. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

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Label (heraldry)

In heraldry, a label is a charge resembling the strap crossing the horse’s chest from which pendants are hung.

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Lludd and Llefelys

Lludd and Llefelys (Cyfranc Lludd a Llefelys) is a Middle Welsh prose tale written down in the 12th or 13th century; it was included in the Mabinogion by Charlotte Guest in the 19th century.

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Local government in Wales

For local government purposes, Wales has since 1 April 1996 been divided into 22 single-tier principal areas.

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London Welsh RFC

London Welsh Rugby Football Club (Welsh: Clwb Rygbi Cymry Llundain) is a rugby union club formed in 1885.

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Mabinogion

The Mabinogion is the earliest prose literature of Britain.

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Merlin

Merlin is a legendary figure best known as the wizard featured in Arthurian legend.

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National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales (Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru) is a devolved assembly with power to make legislation in Wales.

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Newport Gwent Dragons

Newport Gwent Dragons (Dreigiau Casnewydd Gwent) are one of the four professional Rugby Union regional teams in Wales.

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Or (heraldry)

In heraldry, Or (from the Old French for gold) is the tincture of gold and, together with argent (silver), belongs to the class of light tinctures called "metals".

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Rhondda Cynon Taf

Rhondda Cynon Taf, or RCT, is a county borough in South Wales.

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Royal Badge of Wales

The Royal Badge of the National Assembly for Wales was approved in May 2008.

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Snowdonia

Snowdonia (Eryri) is a region in north Wales and a national park of in area.

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Sport Wales National Centre

The Sport Wales National Centre (Canolfan Genedlaethol Chwaraeon Cymru) is a sports facility in Cardiff, Wales, set up to assist the development of elite athletes in Wales.

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St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church church of the Diocese of London.

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Supporter

In heraldry, supporters are figures usually placed on either side of the shield and depicted holding it up.

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Tudor dynasty

The Tudor dynasty or House of Tudor was a royal house of Welsh and English origin, descended in the male line from the Tudors of Penmynydd.

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Uther Pendragon

Uther Pendragon (or; Uthyr Pendragon, Uthyr Bendragon) is a legendary king of sub-Roman Britain and the father of King Arthur.

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Visit Wales

Visit Wales (Croeso Cymru) is the Welsh Assembly Government's tourism team within the Department for Heritage to promote Welsh tourism and assist the tourism industry.

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Vortigern

Vortigern (Gwrtheyrn; Wyrtgeorn; Guorthigern; Foirtchern), also spelled Vortiger and Vortigen, was a 5th-century warlord in Britain, a leading ruler among the Britons.

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Wales Office

The Wales Office is a United Kingdom government department.

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Welsh Government

The Welsh Government (Llywodraeth Cymru) is the executive branch of the devolved government in Wales.

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White dragon

The white dragon is symbol associated in Welsh mythology with the Anglo-saxons.

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Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

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Ddraig goch, Dragon of Wales, Red dragon of Wales, The Welsh Dragon, Welsh dragon, Y Ddraig Goch, Y ddraig goch.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welsh_Dragon

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