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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 (poet)

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

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Anneka Rice

Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice (born 4 October 1958), known professionally as Anneka Rice, is a Welsh actress and broadcaster.

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Anthony Hopkins

Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins (born 31 December 1937), better known as Anthony Hopkins, is a Welsh actor, widely considered to be one of the world's greatest living actors.

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Antiquarian

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

Filton Airport or Filton Aerodrome was a private 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

Burgage is a medieval land term used in Great Britain and Ireland, well established by the 13th century.

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Cadw

Cadw (a Welsh verbal noun meaning "keep/preserve") is the historic environment service of the Welsh Government and part of the Tourism and Culture group.

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Cardiff

Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.

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Caryl Parry Jones

Caryl Parry Jones (born 16 April 1958) is a Welsh singer-songwriter, broadcaster, actress, author and composer.

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Castra

In the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, the Latin word castrum (plural castra) was a building, or plot of land, used as a fortified military camp.

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Chapel of ease

A chapel of ease (or 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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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Clisson

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

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Community (Wales)

A community (cymuned) is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest tier of local government in Wales.

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Comprehensive school

A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.

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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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Cowbridge town wall

Cowbridge town wall is a Grade II*-listed medieval wall in the small market town of Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan, south Wales.

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Cowbridge with Llanblethian

Cowbridge with Llanblethian is a community (civil parish) in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, which incorporates Llanblethian and the town of Cowbridge.

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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 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 the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603).

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Football at the 2011 Pan American Games

Football at the 2011 Pan American Games was held in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 18 to October 28.

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Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The association football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was held from 3 to 20 August in Brazil.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Frances Hoggan

Frances Elizabeth Hoggan (née Morgan; 20 December 1843 – 5 February 1927) was a Welsh doctor and the first woman to receive a doctorate in medicine from any university in Europe.

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Garfield Owen

Garfield David Owen (born) is a Welsh teacher, and dual-code international rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Georgian era

The Georgian era is a period in British history from 1714 to, named eponymously after kings 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, 7th Earl of Hertford, 10th Lord of Clare, 5th Lord of Glamorgan (c. 10 May 1291 – 24 June 1314) was an English nobleman and a military commander in the Scottish Wars.

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Gorsedd

A gorsedd plural gorseddau, is a community or meeting 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 Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.

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Guildhall

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), also known as Henry Bolingbroke, 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.

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

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Leoline Jenkins

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

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List of cities with defensive walls

The following cities have or historically had defensive walls.

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Llantrisant

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

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Loire-Atlantique

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 Middle Ages, 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 the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Miskin

Miskin (Meisgyn) is a village approximately 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 that are held annually, mostly in Wales.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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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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Nicola Benedetti

Nicola Benedetti (born 20 July 1987) is a Scottish classical violinist.

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Nigel Jenkins

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

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Ogham

Ogham (Modern Irish or; ogam) is an Early Medieval alphabet used to write the early Irish language (in the "orthodox" inscriptions, 1st to 6th centuries AD), and later the Old Irish language (scholastic ogham, 6th to 9th centuries).

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Owain Glyndŵr

Owain Glyndŵr (c. 1359 – c. 1415), or Owain Glyn Dŵr, was a Welsh ruler and the last native Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru) but to many, viewed as an unofficial king.

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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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Pub

A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.

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Rhian Wilkinson

Rhian Emilie Wilkinson (born May 12, 1982) is a Canadian professional soccer defender and former striker who last played in 2015 for Portland Thorns FC in the National Women's Soccer League.

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Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Gloucester

Richard de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford, 6th Earl of Gloucester, 2nd Lord of Glamorgan, 8th Lord of Clare (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") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.

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Roman roads

Roman roads (Latin: viae Romanae; singular: via Romana meaning "Roman way") were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 300 BC through the expansion and consolidation of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as 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 both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.

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Sixth form

In the education systems of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and some other Commonwealth countries, sixth form (sometimes referred to as Key Stage 5) represents the final 1-3 years of secondary education (high school), where students (typically between 16 and 18 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, Castell Llanfleiddan) is a castle located in the village of Llanblethian, Cowbridge, Wales.

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Stephen McPhail

Stephen John Paul McPhail (born 9 December 1979) is an Irish former footballer who is currently sporting director of Shamrock Rovers in the League of Ireland Premier Division.

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Tony Lewis

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

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Vale of Glamorgan

The Vale of Glamorgan, often referred to as The Vale, (Bro Morgannwg) is a county borough in Wales, bordering Bridgend, Cardiff, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

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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

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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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 devolved government for 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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2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup was the seventh FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football world championship tournament.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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Cow Bridge, Y Bont-Faen, Ysgol Iolo Morgannwg.

References

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

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