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Land of Castles

the Country of Wales

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Tintern Abbey was founded in 1131 by Walter fitz Richard of Clare, the Norman Lord of Chepstow. It survived as a working abbey until the Dissolution of the Monasteries by King Henry VIII. It is located in southeastern Wales, not far from the town of Chepstow.


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Our eldest daughter , Madeline, six years old at that time, peers through a window.

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Links To 1998 Visit to Wales

1998 Visit Home
Monnow River Valley Castles
Caerleon Roman Site
Museum of Welsh Life, Cardiff
Caerphilly Castle & Pente Ifan
Tenby
King Edward's Castles
Welsh Castles & Mt. Snowdon

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