Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (Llywelyn the Last) 1223-1282 AD

Welsh Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffudd is this weeks Monarch, so what makes him so interesting? 1- Llywelyn ap Gruffudd was born the second son of Llywelyn ap Iorwerth , Prince of Gwynedd, and Senana Ferch Caradog and is the last sovereign prince of Wales before King Edward III of England conquered the country. His father [...]


10 Facts about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Remember, remember! The 5th of November, the Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason why the Gunpowder treason should ever be forgot!... As of 1605 the 5th of November has become synonymous with Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night. This night is now celebrated with fireworks and bonfires but originally it was encouraged by King [...]