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Sep 17, 2021

Death and taxes in Caernarfon

Sir Roger de Puleston was one of the most hated people in Wales when he collected taxes on behalf of King Edward I - so unpopular that he ended up hanged from the front of his house in the new walled town ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

of Caernarfon. The house, named Plas Puleston, was reputedly the birthplace of the future King Edward II in 1284, while Caernarfon Castle was still under construction. Now you can read about the property's colourful history by using your smartphone to scan our new QR codes on the metal bollard near the north end of Palace Street - the site of Plas Puleston. Or by clicking here