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Cowbridge (Y Bont-faen) is a market town in the Vale of Glamorgan in Wales, approximately west of Cardiff (12 miles west of Cardiff Bridge). [1]

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Alex Jones (cricketer)

Alexander John Jones (born 10 November 1988) is a Welsh cricketer.

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Alun Lewis

Alun Lewis (1 July 1915 – 5 March 1944) was a Welsh poet.

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Anneka Rice

Anne "Anneka" Rice (born 4 October 1958) is a Welsh-born television and radio presenter.

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Anthony Hopkins

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh actor of film, stage, and television, and a composer and painter.

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An antiquarian or antiquary (from the Latin: antiquarius, meaning pertaining to ancient times) is an aficionado or student of antiquities or things of the past.

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Battle of Stalling Down

The Battle of Stalling Down is a battle reputed to have taken place in the late autumn or early winter of 1403, between the supporters of the Welsh leader Owain Glyndŵr and those of King Henry IV of England.

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Bristol Filton Airport

Bristol Filton Airport or Filton Aerodrome was an airport on the border between Filton and Patchway, within South Gloucestershire, north of Bristol, England.

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Bristol Freighter

The Bristol Type 170 Freighter was a British twin-engine aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company as both a freighter and airliner.

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Burgage is a medieval land term used in England and Scotland, well established by the 13th century.

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Cadw (Welsh for: to keep/to protect) is the historic environment service of the Welsh Government and part of the Tourism and Culture group, Cadw works to protect the historic environment and heritage sites of Wales, and to enable accessible, understandable and life-enhancing experiences of Welsh history, culture and landscape.

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

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Caryl Parry Jones

Caryl Parry Jones (born 1958) is a Welsh singer, songwriter, presenter, actress and composer.

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In the Latin language of the ancient Roman Empire, castra (singular castrum) were buildings or plots of land reserved for or constructed for use as a military defensive position.

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Chapel of ease

A chapel of ease (sometimes chapel-of-ease) is a church building other than the parish church, built within the bounds of a parish for the attendance of those who cannot reach the parish church conveniently.

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Clisson, is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique département in Pays de la Loire in western France.

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Comprehensive school

A comprehensive school is a state school that does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude.

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Cowbridge Comprehensive School

Cowbridge Comprehensive School is a secondary school in the town of Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, near Cardiff, Wales.

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Cowbridge Grammar School

Cowbridge Grammar School was one of the best-known schools in Wales until its closure in 1974.

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Cowbridge Physic Garden

The Cowbridge Physic Garden is located in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.

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Cowbridge RFC

Cowbridge Rugby Football Club is a Welsh rugby union club based in Cowbridge, Wales.

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Cowbridge Town Hall

Cowbridge Town Hall is a public building in the South Wales market town of Cowbridge.

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Defensive wall

A defensive wall is a fortification used to protect a city, town or other settlement from potential aggressors.

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Departments of France

In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the 27 administrative regions and the commune.

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Douglas Jardine

Douglas Robert Jardine (1900 – 1958) was a cricketer who played 22 Test matches for England, captaining the side in 15 of those matches between 1931 and 1934.

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Elizabethan era

The Elizabethan era is the epoch in English history marked by the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603).

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Frances Hoggan

Frances Elizabeth Hoggan MD (née Morgan) (20 December 1843 – 5 February 1927) was the first British woman to receive a doctorate in medicine from a university in Europe, and the first female doctor to be registered in Wales.

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Georgian era

The Georgian era of British history is a period which takes its name from, and is normally defined as spanning the reigns of the first four Hanoverian kings of Great Britain who were all named George: George I, George II, George III and George IV.

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Gilbert de Clare, 8th Earl of Gloucester

Gilbert de Clare, 8th Earl of Gloucester and 7th Earl of Hertford (c. 10 May 1291 – 24 June 1314) was an English nobleman and a military commander in the Scottish Wars.

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

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Grammar school

A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching classical languages but more recently an academically oriented secondary school.

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A guildhall is either a town hall, or a building historically used by guilds for meetings and other purposes, in which sense it can also be spelled as "guild hall" and may also be called a "guild house".

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Henry IV of England

Henry IV (15 April 1367 – 20 March 1413) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1399 to 1413 and asserted the claim of his grandfather, Edward III, to the Kingdom of France.

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Ieuan Evans

Ieuan Cennydd Evans MBE (born 21 March 1964) is a former rugby union player who played on the wing for Wales and the British and Irish Lions.

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Iolo Morganwg

Edward Williams, better known by his bardic name Iolo Morganwg (10 March 1747 – 18 December 1826), was an influential Welsh antiquarian, poet, collector, and literary forger.

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Iwan Griffiths

Iwan Griffiths is drummer for Welsh rock band The Automatic, Iwan originates from Cowbridge in Wales, and currently lives in Cardiff where he is studying Law.

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James Frost

James Martin Frost (born 22 August 1986, Cowbridge, Wales) is the guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist of Welsh band The Automatic, and guitarist and backing vocalist for Cardiff based band Effort.

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Jesus College, Oxford

Jesus College (in full: Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Latin script

Latin script, or Roman script, is a set of graphic signs (script) based on the letters of the classical Latin alphabet, a form of the Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet.

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Leoline Jenkins

Sir Leoline Jenkins (1625 – 1 September 1685) was a Welsh academic, jurist and politician.

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Llantrisant ("Parish of the Three Saints") is a town in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf in Wales, within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan, Wales, lying on the River Ely and the Afon Clun.

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Loire-Atlantique (formerly Loire-Inférieure) is a department on the west coast of France named after the Loire River and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Market town

Market town or market right is a legal term, originating in the medieval period, for a European settlement that has the right to host markets, distinguishing it from a village and city.

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Middle Ages

In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Miskin (Welsh: Meisgyn) is a village approximately 2 miles south of Llantrisant in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

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National Eisteddfod of Wales

The National Eisteddfod of Wales (Welsh: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru) is the most important of several eisteddfodau (festivals) that are held annually, mostly in Wales.

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Nia Roberts (presenter)

Nia Roberts is a Welsh radio and television presenter.

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Nicky Piper

Nicky Piper MBE (born 5 May 1966) is a retired Welsh super middleweight and light heavyweight boxer from Culverhouse Cross, Cardiff.

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Nigel Jenkins

Nigel Jenkins (20 July 1949 – 28 January 2014) was an Anglo-Welsh poet.

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Ogham (Modern Irish or; ogam) is an Early Medieval alphabet used primarily to write the early Irish language (in the so-called "orthodox" inscriptions, 4th to 6th centuries), and later the Old Irish language (so-called scholastic ogham, 6th to 9th centuries).

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Owain Glyndŵr

Owain Glyndŵr, or Owain Glyn Dŵr, (c. 1349 or 1359 – c. 1415) was a Welsh ruler and the last native Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru).

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Patrick Hannan (presenter)

Patrick Hannan MBE (26 September 1941 – 11 October 2009) was a Welsh political journalist, author and television and radio presenter.

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A pub, formally public house (a house "open to the public", as opposed to a private house), is a drinking establishment in the culture of Britain, Britannica.com; Subscription Required.

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Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Gloucester

Richard de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford, 6th Earl of Gloucester (4 August 1222 – 14 July 1262) was son of Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford and Isabel Marshal.

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Robin Hawkins

Robin Hawkins (born 11 February 1986), commonly known as Rob is the primary vocalist and bassist for Welsh band The Automatic.

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Roman Britain

Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") is the name given to the areas of the island of Great Britain that were governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 409 or 410.

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Roman roads

Roman roads (Latin: viae; singular: via) were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 500 BC through the expansion and consolidation of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, or simply rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

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Secondary school

A secondary school is a school which provides secondary education, between the ages of 11 and 16 or 11 and 19, after primary school and before higher education.

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Sixth form

In the education systems of England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Malta, and of Commonwealth countries such as Jamaica, Nigeria, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, and Belize, sixth form (sometimes referred to as Key Stage 5) represents the final two years of secondary education, where students (typically between sixteen and eighteen years of age) prepare for their A-level (or equivalent) examinations.

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South Glamorgan

South Glamorgan (De Morgannwg) is a preserved county of Wales.

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St Quintins Castle

St Quintins Castle (also known as St Quentins Castle and Llanblethian Castle) is a castle located in the village of Llanblethian, Cowbridge, Wales under the care of Cadw.

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Stephen McPhail

Stephen John Paul McPhail (born 9 December 1979) is an Irish footballer who plays in the League of Ireland for Shamrock Rovers.

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Tony Lewis

Anthony Robert (Tony) Lewis CBE (born 6 July 1938) is a former Welsh cricketer, who went on to become the face of BBC Television cricket coverage in the 1990s, and become president of the MCC.

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Vale of Glamorgan

The Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg) is a county borough in Wales.

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Vale of Glamorgan (Assembly constituency)

Vale of Glamorgan is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Vale of Glamorgan (UK Parliament constituency)

Vale of Glamorgan (Welsh: Bro Morgannwg) is a county constituency in South Wales, represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

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Wards and electoral divisions of the United Kingdom

The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors.

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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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Welsh Rugby Union

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) (Undeb Rygbi Cymru) is the governing body of rugby union in Wales, recognised by the sport's international governing body, World Rugby.

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

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