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Anglesey

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Anglesea

(both: ăng`gəlsē), island and county (1985 est. pop. 68,800), 278 sq mi (719 sq km), NW Wales. Beaumaris is the chief town. It is a region of low, rolling hills. The principal industries are agriculture and stock raising. Two bridges over the Menai Strait connect the island to the mainland. The town of Menai Bridge has long been a stock-trading center for NW Wales. Anglesey is said to have been the last refuge of the druids from the Romans in Britain. Penmynydd, at the center of the island, was the home of Owen TudorTudor, Owen,
d. 1461, founder of the Tudor dynasty. He belonged to an ancient Welsh family. He was a squire at the court of Henry V, and, probably in 1429, he married Henry's widow, Catherine of Valois, by whom he had five children.
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, founder of the royal house of TudorTudor,
royal family that ruled England from 1485 to 1603. Its founder was Owen Tudor, of a Welsh family of great antiquity, who was a squire at the court of Henry V and who married that king's widow, Catherine of Valois.
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Anglesey

an island and county of N Wales, formerly part of Gwynedd (1974--96), separated from the mainland by the Menai Strait. Administrative centre: Llangefni. Pop.: 59 500 (2003 est.). Area: 720 sq. km (278 sq. miles)
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Police were called to a farm and caravan site in Rhoscefnhir near Pentraeth shortly before 11am and found the 33-year-old's body in the water.
JONES - CATHERINE, Mai 18fed 2012 yn dawel yng Nghartref Preswyl Plas Garnedd, Llanfairpwll, o Tainycoed, Rhoscefnhir, gynt o Ddwyran, yn 101 mlwydd oed.
West Coast Energy has submitted a planning application for three 81m turbines near Rhoscefnhir on Anglesey.
The photograph has been created to highlight how the "monster" turbines proposed between Penmynydd and Rhoscefnhir would scar the landscape and views over to Snowdonia.
Carl Iwan Clowes, of People Against Wylfa B (Pawb), a retired doctor who lives in Rhoscefnhir on Anglesey, said it would be "morally indefensible" to press ahead, especially after this year's Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.
Situated in the hamlet of Rhoscefnhir on Anglesey, this farmhouse sits in grounds extending to 2.
Just last week an application was submitted for three 380ft (115m) turbines between Penmynydd and Rhoscefnhir.
Located in the small village of Rhoscefnhir, Anglesey the property has been very well maintained.