... in the spring of 1376. The famous parliament was still in session when he died at Westminster on the 8th of July. Edward, the Black Prince was never king.
He was buried in the east end of Canterbury ...
Black Bart, Ogle scores first success. (page 6)
At dawn on the 5th of February the' Swallow 'came in sight of three ships at Cape Lopez and recognised them straight away.
According to the admiralty ...
... way as they went down the African coast.
On one occasion an attack on Porto-Nova in Whydah (present-day Benin, West Africa) they found eleven ships, all with little more than caretaker crews aboard, ...
... insisted each man swear on the Bible.
They prepared the stolen sloop as best they could for a Trans Atlantic voyage and set sail for the West Indies. They robbed a couple of similar vessels along ...
Black Bart, South to Saint Bartholomew. (page 4)
They finally arrived at St. Bartholomew in the West Indies where they were given a marvellous welcome. They spent freely and indulged themselves as pirates ...
... to the familiar waters off West Africa, the 'Rover' and their prize too.
In Guinea they found relative safety while they planned their next adventure. The diamond studded cross intended for King João ...
The Famous Welsh website, now in our 12th year!
Four of Five Star Rating in Web User magazine!
Site of the week, BBC Radio Two!
Yahoo site of the week
"Runaway success" - Western Mail!
Star of West End musicals such as 'Notre Dame de Paris' and 'Romeo and Juliet'. Also appeared in films 'Dance to the music of Time' and 'The Tribe'.
Connection: Born in Wales lived in ...
... photography in the late eighties.
Started career on the South Wales echo and the Western Mail in Cardiff, then moved to Fleet Street and the Press Association, Evening Standard, ...
A festival entrepreneur, namely Llandeilo Jazz and the Swansea Film Festival. A farmer's son Arwel has an events and PR company.
Connection: Born in Carmarthen and grew up in the country ...
44th president of the USA.
Connection: Mr Obama's maternal family hail from Anglesey.
A report in the Western Mail states that Mr Obama’s great - great - great ...
Football (Soccer) player for West Bromwich Albion. He was born and grown up in Wales. Later, he went to Holland.
Connection: Born and raised in Wales. Later, he went to Holland.
Forensic pathologist, barrister and writer. Creator of the 'Crowner John' series, historic crime fiction. As a forensic pathologist, worked on the infamous Fred West case, recovering all ...
Many TV roles including 'We are Seven', 'Pobol y Cwm', 'Iechyd Da', 'Realms of gold', 'Lifeboat' and 'East Enders'.
Connection: From Pontrhydygroes, West Wales.
... Prestatyn, attached to the British West Indian regiment in Jamaica.
The debate continues. Some claim Norval Marley was Scottish, others say he was a Liverpudlian, of course ...
... Tokyo and Toronto. She is a welsh singer?s competition winner.
Connection: Born and brought up in Cardigan, West Wales to Welsh parents.
She has been described as "a powerful ...
She is a (London) West End Leading Lady. She has played Truly Scrumptious in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Sandy in Grease, Eponine in Les Miserables and was the original Jennifer in the Witches ...
Sailing with captain Davis in the west Indies.
Connection: This welsh pirate was a monmouthshire man.
Jumped ship in the Cape Verde Islands.
enchantmentrecorded when she was just 15 years old, this album shows how dynamic her voice is as she takes on such diverse material as 'tonight' from west side story and 'the laughing ...