HistoryPoints News

Nov 29, 2017

Revolting barons in Neath

The Normans' castle at Neath was damaged or destroyed several times by Welsh attackers before Normans themselves had a go in 1322, damaging it again. Angry barons ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

were revolting against King Edward II's rule at the time. A few years later the king himself took refuge at Neath Castle, shortly before he died while being held captive in Gloucestershire. For more about the castle's history, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes to the left of the gate to the castle grounds. Or click here