Builth Wells

On 11 Dec 1282 an English force including John Giffard 1st Baron Giffard Brimpsfield defeated a Welsh force at Builth Wells during the Battle of Orewin Bridge. The Welsh leader Llewellyn "Last" Aberffraw (49) killed effectively bringing to an end the independence of Wales.


In 950 Iago ap Idwal Aberffraw (8) and Idwal "Ieuaf aka Junior" Aberffraw, sons of Idwal ap Anaward "Foel aka Bald" King Gwynedd, defeated the sons of Hywel at the Battle of Carno at Carno.

Carreghofa Castle

In 1187 Gwenwynwyn ap Owain Mathrafal Prince Powys Wenwynwyn (10) attacked at Carreghofa Castle

In 1187 Cadwallon Mathrafal (10) attacked at Carreghofa Castle


On 22 Jun 1402 Owain ap Gruffudd "Glyndŵr" Mathrafal Prince Powys (43) defeated the army of Edmund Mortimer (25) at Knighton during the Battle of Bryn Glas. Henry IV King England (35) made no attempt to ransom Edmund Mortimer (25) and, as a consequence, Edmund Mortimer (25) changed his allegiance, and subsequently married Owain ap Gruffudd "Glyndŵr" Mathrafal Prince Powys (43) 's daughter.


On 22 Nov 1621 Thomas Knightley (80) died in Llanbister.

St Cynllo's Church

After 22 Nov 1621 Thomas Knightley was buried in St Cynllo's Church.

Llanfair Caereinion

On 05 Mar 1295 William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick (58) defeated the army of Madog ap Llywelyn during the Battle of Maes Moydog at Llanfair Caereinion. English losses were around 100 dead, Welsh around 700.



St Tysilio

Around 1160 Madog ap Maredudd Mathrafal Prince Powys was buried at St Tysilio


On 23 Mar 1594 Edward Herbert (47) died at Montgomery

Montgomery Castle



On 26 Jan 1921 Herbert Lionel Henry Vane-Tempest killed at Abermule during the Abermule Train Collision

Powis Castle

In 1447 Gruffudd Vychan was beheaded at Powis Castle

Around 1573 William Herbert 1st Baron Powis was born to Edward Herbert (26) and Mary Stanley at Powis Castle


Around 1547 Edward Herbert was born to William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke (46) and Anne Parr (31) at Welshpool

Powis Castle

On 15 Apr 1822 Percy Egerton Herbert was born to Edward Herbert 2nd Earl Powis and Lucy Graham at Powis Castle

St Mary's Church

After 10 Sep 1772 Henry Herbert 1st Earl Powis was buried at St Mary's Church

After 16 Jan 1801 George Edward Henry Arthur Herbert 2nd Earl Powis was buried at St Mary's Church

Strata Marcella

Around 1197 Owain Cyfeiliog Mathrafal (67) was buried at Strata Marcella


Around 1286 Gruffydd ap Gwenwynwyn Mathrafal Prince Powys Wenwynwyn (75) died at Wenwynwyn