3 Welsh history: audio resources

Crown, conquest and communities

The ‘warlike Welsh’

Huw Pryce discusses the militarism of the Welsh in the twelfth century.

This extract is from Programme 2, Crown, conquest and communities, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 56 seconds (0.88 MB)

Llywelyn ap Gruffydd

A.D. Carr discusses the career of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, ‘the Last Prince of Wales’, and in particular Llywelyn’s final uprising against Edward I, and the deaths of Llywelyn and his brother Dafydd.

This extract is from Programme 2, Crown, conquest and communities, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 5 minutes 45 seconds (5.27 MB)

The conquest of Wales

A.D. Carr discusses the impact of the ‘conquest’ of Wales, and Edward I's programme of castle-building. Nancy Edwards describes the planning of Edward's new towns.

This extract is from Programme 2, Crown, conquest and communities, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 4 minutes 25 seconds (4.05 MB)