William of Normandy invades Wales (35 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In 1081, having entirely subdued England, William of Normandy led a military expedition across south Wales to St. David’s in 1081. In the following decades the Normans established settlements in Pembroke and the Vale of Glamorgan.

Citation:
Editors. "William of Normandy invades Wales". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 28 March 2013
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19340, accessed 07 December 2016.]