Beaumaris castle

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On the south coast of Anglesey, was started for Edward I after the Welsh revolt of September 1294. The castle was built over the site of Llanfaes, a Welsh royal manor and principal port of the island. The houses of the town were dismantled and re‐erected in the new English borough of Beaumaris, close by, the inhabitants being transported to Newborough or re‐established in the English town.

Subjects: British History.

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