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Kings and Queens of Wales

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ISBN-10: 144564665X

ISBN-13: 9781445646657

Edition: 2015

Authors: Timothy Venning

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The Welsh kings and queens who ruled prior to the Norman Conquest of Wales are shrouded in mystery. Most of what we know is from legend, names in annals, and from their opponents. This book sets out to identify what we know or can reasonably surmise about these rulers, to disentangle their history, and to assess their achievements.The Welsh ruled over large areas of Britain in the pre- and post-Roman eras, before they were pushed back into Wales itself by the Anglo-Saxons. Caratacus and Boudicca are names that stand out from early tribal states, and Medieval Welsh legends refer to shadowy ‘High Kings’ who ruled after the Romans left – Vortigern, Ambrosius and of course the enigmatic…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Publication date: 5/15/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 4.88" wide x 7.80" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English