Led by Dr John Davies. Whitland was the Mother House of Cwmhir but had two founding dates - as did Cwmhir. The earlier one for Cwmhir, 1143, is before the later one for Whitland in 1155. Does that mean that Cwmhir was, at one point, expected to be the main Mother house for all Wales? The Study Group will exploring this earlier history of Wales in it's two subsequent meetings in October and November. THIS WILL BE A SELF DRIVE/SHARE CAR TRIP. PLEASE LET email@example.com (01597 851021) KNOW IF YOU ARE COMING AND WHETHER YOU WISH TO BE A DRIVER OR A PASSENGE ASAP.
11.30 Meet at Hywel Dda Centre, St Mary's St, Whitland SA34 0PY
1300 Lunch nearby.
1400 Visit Whitland Abbey ruins and St Mary’s Chapel.Carmarthenshire, SA34 OLG (OS Grid:SN20791816 )
The following meeting is on October 25th when we shall be exploring Welsh history around the first possible founding date of Cwmhir which is 1143.