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Aberffraw is a small village and community on the south west coast of the Isle of Anglesey, in Wales, by the west bank of the River Ffraw. Access by road is by way of the A4080 and the nearest rail station is Bodorgan. In the early Middle Ages Aberffraw was the capital of the Kingdom of Gwynedd from c.860 AD until c.1170. Under the eponymous Aberffraw Dynasty it came to be the most important political centre in medieval Wales. The Llys remained the symbolic throne of the Kings of Gwynedd from the 9th century to the 13th century. The Royal Annals of Edward I of England show the Llys was dismantled in 1315 to provide building materials for nearby Beaumaris Castle.

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Google previewThe Cambrian mirror, or North Wales tourist (1851)

by Edward Parry

Aberffraw is a village situate at the conflux of the river Ffraw and the sea. It was formerly a considerable place, and is rendered famous as being the residence of the princes of North Wales, from the time of Roderick Mawr, in the ninth century, ...

Google previewThe History of North Wales (1828)

Comprising a Topographical Description of the Several Counties of Anglesey, Caernarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth, and Montgomery. To which is Prefixed, A Review of the History of Britain, from the Roman Period to the Saxon Heptarchy. Interspersed with Notes Biographical and Explanatory

Aberffraw is a Rectory, rated at £20 15s. l0d. in the King's Book, and is under the patronage of the Crown. The church is dedicated to St. Beuno ; and there are two places of worship occupied by Calvinists and Arminian Methodists.

Google previewAn Inventory of the Ancient Monuments in Anglesey (1963)

Aberffraw is a village and large parish on the SW. coast, at the mouth of the Afon Ffraw. The church is the principal monument. ECCLESIASTICAL :~— 1(1). PARISH CHURCH OF ST ...

Google previewThe Climates and Baths of Great Britain: The climates of London and of the central and northern portions of England, together with those of Wales and Ireland (1902)

Aberffraw is a small village with somewhat primitive accommodation, which only those who like extreme quietude will care for, whilst the village of Malldraeth presents no attractions and can hardly be regarded as a health resort.

Google previewAnglesey Towns and Villages (2015)

by Geraint Jones, Gwenllian Jones Rowlinson

Today, Aberffraw is a small quiet community with few amenities. There has been comparatively little modern development and the village has retained its oldfashioned atmosphere. It is mostly noted for its popular sandy beach, sand dunes and ...

Google previewThe History of Wales (1832)

by Caradoc of Llancarvan

Aberffraw is a small village situate on the ...

Google previewDictionary of Celtic Saints (2012)

by Elizabeth Rees

Llangwyfan on Anglesey is a tidal islet, north of Aberffraw.

Google previewThe Celtic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Harry Mountain

CULTURE Danann COUNTRY Ireland REGION Meath / Gwynedd {Gwin-eth} / Clwyd {clud} TERRITORY Connacht / Leinster / Mide / Munster / Ulster LANDMARKS Li f fey / Magh mBreg SITES Aberffraw / Ath Cliath (Dublin area) CENTERS ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Near Aberffraw, where the Ffraw enters the sea, is the lake Llyngoron, about two miles in circumference.abounding wRh trout, gwyniaid, and other excellent fish. Off the eastern point is the steep rocky island of Priest-holme, or 1'urBn' s island, ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Near Aberffraw, where the 'fraw enters the sea, is the lake Llyngoron, about two miles in circumference, abounding with treut, gwyniaid, and other excellent fish. Off the eastern point is the steep rocky island of Priest-holme, or Puffin's island, ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

Also called James'cakes, cacennau Iago (NOTE: Berffro isa shortened form of Aberffraw in Anglesey, where the cakescome from) Berg Germany A hard, pale yellow mountain cheesemadefrom fullfat cows' milk resemblingEmmental but cast in ...

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Abeona: Pantheon: Etruscan/Roman Title: Goddess of Children Sacred Object: N /A Ritual Intent: Child protection Aberffraw: This is Wales' ancient royal seat on the Isle of Ynys Mon, today known as the Isle of Anglesey. For many modern ...

Google previewDictionary of Celtic Religion and Culture (1997)

by Bernhard Maier

Aberffraw (Welsh /a'berfrau/). Site on the south-west coast of the island of Anglesey. In the early Middle Ages seat of the rulers of the North Welsh kingdom -» Gwynedd. In the story -» Branvjen ferch Lyr the wedding between the eponymous ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2000)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer

Maya settlement Abbeville N France early tools Abdera NE Greece Greek colony Aberffraw N Wales Mesolithic settlement Abitibi Narrows C Canada, Ontario Archaic site Abivard NE Persia Parthian city Abri Pataud C France hunter -gatherer ...

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