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Caerleon

(kärlē`ən), town (1981 pop. 6,711), Newport, SE Wales, on the Usk River. Militarily important during the Roman period, Caerleon has extensive remains of Isca, a Roman fortress, including an amphitheater, soldiers' quarters, walls, and baths. Stones, bronzes, pottery, and coins are exhibited in the Legionary Museum. Caerleon is also famous for its connection with Arthurian legend; it is often identified with CamelotCamelot
, in Arthurian legend, the seat of King Arthur's court. The origin of the name is unknown. It has been variously located at Cadbury Camp, Somerset; Winchester; Camelford; and Caerleon.
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It is not known whether there is any link with the discovery of an estimated pounds 2m worth of cocaine washed up in Carleon Cove, near Kennack Sands in West Cornwall last Thursday.
Fyne's father Carleon Anthony, for example, is a parody of Coventry Patmore, author of "The Angel in the House" (1854-63).
By then, Davies noted in his A History of Wales, the Normans "had castles at Chepstow, Monmouth and Carleon, and the Welsh kingdom of Gwent had been extinguished after an existence of almost seven hundred years.
Sean, Dion, and Jay were enrolled in Algebra II and Carleon and Divine were enrolled in precalculus.
2-5-25-4 and the innings would have ended far quicker but for the efforts of the third-wicket pair - Imran Qadir scoring 53 off 71 balls with the help of nine fours while skipper Carleon Brome, the only other man in double figures, hit five fours and a six as he notched 49 off 96 deliveries.
These include the National Slate Museum in Llanberis, the National Wool Museum in Drefach, the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea, the National Roman Legion Museum in Carleon, Big Pit: National Coal Museum in Blaenavon, and National Museum Cardiff.
A two-car cash on the M4 near Carleon kills five and causes 10-mile tailbacks for early morning motorists.
the late Carleon Anthony, the poet, sang in his time of the domestic and social amenities of our age with a most felicitous versification, his object being, in his own words, "to glorify the result of six thousand years' evolution towards the refinement of thought, manners, and feelings.
History really is coming alive in Carleon this half term, as members of the famous Ermine Street Guard Roman re-enactment group will be at the Roman Legionary Museum.
The home side looked in desperate trouble at 8-3, Owen Edwards having claimed the first three scalps in his 10-3-49-5 return, but Qadir turned the game on its head, dominating a fourth-wicket stand of 135 with skipper Carleon Brome (34) and carrying on to pile up 20 fours and six sixes before he finally fell to Tom Wilkins with the total on 244-6.
It follows last Thursday's discovery of an estimated pounds 2m worth of cocaine washed up in Carleon Cove, near Kennack Sands in West Cornwall.
Other finalists included 16-year-old Adam Watts, of Barry, who belted out a brilliant version of Will Young's Evergreen; Gemma Louise Turley, 17, of Carleon, who sang Man I Feel Like A Woman by Shania Twain; 21-year-old Josephine Hendry, of St Athan, who performed a soulful cover of the All Saints' Never Ever; and Katie Jane Evans, 17, of Machen, who also impressed with a unique rendition of Macy Gray's I Try.

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