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Wales:- Social Life and Customs

People's Collection Wales

Welsh National Eisteddfod  - Sundry references from various sources

Crime and Punishment Database - at the NLW.
"Comprises data about crimes, criminals and punishments included in the gaol files of the Court of Great Sessions in Wales from 1730 until its abolition in 1830. The Court could try all types of crimes, from petty thefts to high treason."

Payments to a Serving Maid. The National Library of Wales 'Treasures' series. A manuscript which sheds some light on the subject of working women's dress during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries

The Hendregadredd Manuscript. The National Library of Wales 'Treasures' series. The manuscript is the earliest witness of the works of the Gogynfeirdd, the Welsh court poets who were active from the early twelfth century until the fourteenth century, and was probably copied at the Cistercian abbey of Strata Florida in Ceredigion

The Book of Taliesin. The National Library of Wales 'Treasures' series. The Book of Taliesin, dating from the second half of the fourteenth century, is one of the most famous Welsh manuscripts and contains a collection of some of the oldest poems in Welsh.

The National Anthem. The National Library of Wales 'Treasures' series. Images and audio

Welsh proverbs, by Britannia

Eisteddfod of Wales site

Welsh Cultural Traditions from Britannia.com.

The Welsh Flag A Data Wales site

The leek and daffodil - emblems of Wales. A Data Wales site

The Red Dragon  A Data Wales site

Who were the Celts ?  A Data Wales site

 

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