The Gwent County History, Volume 2

Age of the Marcher Lords

Editor(s) Ralph A. Griffiths

Language: English

Genre(s): Welsh Interest,History

Series: Gwent County History

  • February 2008 · 320 pages ·246x189mm

  • · Hardback - 9780708320723

About The Book

Part of the Gwent County History series, this work covers the history of Gwent from pre-historic times to the twentieth century. It deals with the Age of the Marcher Lordships, 1070-1536, from the coming of the Norman conquerors to the acts of Union between Wales and England, dealing with many aspects of the region's history.


'This is an excellent volume, and a worthy successor to its predecessor. It is well-balanced, scholarly and finely written, with ample illustrations, copious references directing readers to further studies and a select glossary of technical terms. The University of Wales Press deserves praise for the quality of a handsomely-produced volume.' J. Gwynfor Jones, Morgannwg Volume LII, 2008

About the Author(s)

Author(s): Ralph A. Griffiths

Ralph Griffiths, Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at Swansea University, is Hon. Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society, and formerly Chairman of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales.

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