The Severn Bridge, crossing to Wales from England

Windsor Davies dies aged 88

Windsor Davies dies aged 88

    harold lowe titanicHarold Lowe

    Commander Harold Godfrey Lowe RD RNR wrote his name into history as a hero for actions during the loss of the White Star Ship, TITANIC.

    Harold is portrayed by Welsh actor Ioan Gruffudd in the James Cameron movie 'Titanic' where we have a sense of the urgency and danger he was facing.

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    joe tanner iconJoseph R. "Joe" Tanner

    Born in Illinois in 1950, Joe's Welsh connection is via his mother who can trace her roots back to Llanddewi Brefi, his grandfather was the head teacher there. We know astonauts are tough hombre's but they have to seriously smart too.

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    Howel Davis

    Davis proved himself an enterprising and successful pirate chief, but preferred, whenever possible, to use strategy and cunning rather than force to gain his ends.

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    Sir Charles Evans

    Second in command of the Everest expedition of 1953. Was in fact the first choice for accent to the summit but was defeated by bad weather. Had he done so, he would have achieved all the fame that Edmund Hillary received. In 1955 he led the Khan Chen Junga expedition.

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    Saint Patrick

    After six years of slavery he escaped to Gaul (France), became a Christian and went back to Ireland to convert them to Christianity.

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    John Evans

    Led the first expeditions along the upper Missouri River in the late eighteenth century. Before Lewis and Clark crossed the continent for the first time in 1806, Evans had progressed furthest into Continental America (as far present-day North Dakota).

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