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Jul 11, 2017

Keeping the Lancastrian flame alight

It's reputed that Barmouth's Tŷ Gwyn, now home to a seafront restaurant and maritime museum, was built as a safe house for Jasper Tudor during a low point in Lancastrian fortunes. Jasper and his nephew Henry ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

had fled to France but Jasper made forays back to Wales, possibly using Tŷ Gwyn as an entry and exit point. His diplomatic missions prepared the ground for Henry's return in 1485, which resulted in Henry becoming King Henry VII and founding the Tudor dynasty. For more about the building and its possible role in the Wars of the Roses, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the door to the Davy Jones' Locker restaurant. Or click here