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Dec 22, 2013

Christmas massacre in Abergavenny

Accepting an invitation to Christmas dinner at Abergavenny Castle wasn't, in hindsight, the best decision Seisyll ap Dyfnwal made. He ...

Category: General
Posted by: Rhodri

and his relatives and retainers left their weapons outside, as was the custom, so it didn't take long for Lord William de Braose's men to kill all of the guests. That was back in 1175, and since then etiquette in Abergavenny has improved a lot. Scan the QR codes in the noticeboard near the castle entrance to read more of the story, or click here. We wish all HistoryPoints readers a merry Christmas.