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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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Top prices: Store lambs & ewe lambs - G Parry, Rhandir, Llanfugail; Brdg ewes - WR Roberts, Lledwigan, Llangefni; Rams - DG & DO Jones& Sons, Fferm Ty Fry, Rhoscefnhir. WELSHPOOL, Mon, Sept 19 Remarks: Sightly reduced entry of cull ewes but the average was up PS5 on the previous week.
The coupon can also be downloaded from mydailypost.co.uk Here is the shortlist of producers from which you can choose a winner: 1 MENAI Jones and family make artisan cheese on their 130-acre farm Rhyd y Delyn in Rhoscefnhir, Pentraeth.
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Kicking off our Daily Post Local Food Hero nomination we have Menai Jones who, along with her family, has started making artisan cheese on the family farm Rhyd y Delyn in Rhoscefnhir Pentraeth.
A COUPLE who bought land at Rhoscefnhir in the belief that it was the site of an established caravan park have been told by a National Assembly planning inspector that they cannot use the site for caravans.