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" I held a tower in France, till all the old women in Wales heard of it; and now the old women of France shall hear how I defended the Welsh castle. "
The book of North Wales - Page 222
by Charles Frederick Cliffe - 1850 - 80 pages
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 24

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, Frederic Shoberl, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1812
...for the surrender of the place, to which the governor promptly replied, " I held a tower in France, till all the old women in Wales heard of it; and now the old women of France shall hear how 1 defended the Welsh castle."* The assailing army, after a long...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 17

Architecture - 1812
...for the surrender of the place, to which the governor promptly replied, " I held a tower in France, till all the old women in Wales heard of it ; and now the old women of France shall hear how 1 defended the Welsh castle."* The assailing army, after a long...
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Memoirs of the Rival Houses of York and Lancaster, 1: Historical and ...

Emma Roberts - Great Britain - 1827
...effectually resisted all the efforts of Edward's commanders to take it, saying, " I held a tower in France till all the old women in Wales heard of it, and now the old women in France shall hear how I defended the Welch castle."* The Cambrian hero was however...
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Curiosities of Great Britain: England & Wales delineated ..., Volume 6

Thomas Dugdale, William Burnett (civil engineer.), Leonard Townsend - History - 1586 pages
...to a summons to surrender from the English general, Sir Richard Herbert ; I held a tower in France, till all the old women in Wales heard of it; and now the old women of France shall hear how I defended the Welsh castle." Nevertheless, subdued by famine,...
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Wales illustrated, views engr. from drawings by H. Gastineau, accompanied by ...

1830
...for the surrender of the place, to which the governor promptly replied : " I held a tower in France, till all the old women in Wales heard of it; and now the old women of France shall hear how I defended the Welsh castle." The assailing army, after a long...
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The Cambrian Mirror, Or, North Wales Tourist: Comprehending the History and ...

Edward Parry - Wales - 1843 - 191 pages
...orders to surrender the place : to which the governor promptly replied, " I held a tower in France till all the old women in Wales heard of it; and now the old women of France shall hear how I defend this castle.'' The assailing army found that the place...
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Royal visits and progresses to Wales, and the border counties

Edward Parry - 1851
...orders to surrender the place : to which the governor promptly replied, " I held a tower in France till all the old women in Wales heard of it ; and now the old women of Prance shall hear how I defend this castle." The assailing army found that the place...
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Gladys of Harlech; an historical romance [by A. Beale].

Anne Beale, Gladys (of Harlech.) - 1858
...the envoy, gave the following ready reply : — " Go tell your general I held a tower in France till the old women in Wales heard of it ; and now I will let the old women in France hear how I defend my fortress in Wales." The Saxon knight was not so much...
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Abbeys, Castles and Ancient Halls of England and Wales: North

John Timbs - Historic buildings - 1872
...after his possession of the crown. In 1468, Herbert, Earl of Pembroke, invested the place, and the answer of the Welsh hero is on record. ' I held a...reduce it only by the slow assault of famine, and Dafydd surrendered on honourable terms, his life being spared as a condition of his surrender. Edward,...
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Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Nicholas - Wales - 1872
...Herbert, the earl's brother, received from the stout defender this answer, — " I held a tower in- France till all the old women in Wales heard of it, and now the old women of France shall hear how I defend this castle." Famine, however, at length succeeded,...
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