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inland traditional countyof Wales, bordered by Monmouthshire, Herefordshire, Radnorshire, Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshireand Glamorganshire.
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BUILTH, or BUILTH WELLS, a market town of Brecknockshire, Wales.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria" Various
He married Gladusa, daughter of Braghan, prince of that country, which is called from him Brecknockshire, and was father of St. Canoe and St. Keyna.
The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March Alban Butler
Thomas Vaughan, who wrote under the name of "Eugenius Philalethes," was born at Newton in Brecknockshire in 1622.
He appears also to have taken holy orders and to have had the living of St. Bridget's (Brecknockshire) conferred on him. 19
Martyr, b. at Tralon, Brecknockshire, 2 Feb., 1594; d. at Tyburn 30
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss 1840-1916 1913
St David's, Fishguard, Newport, Cardigan, Lampeter; passing into Brecknockshire, he eventually reached Mortimer's Cross in Hereford and thence to Shrewsbury.
The Life of George Borrow Jenkins, Herbert 1912
St. Keyne or St. Keyna, the tutelary saint of this well, is said to have been a pious virgin, the daughter of Braganus, Prince of Brecknockshire, who lived about the year 490.
The Cornish Riviera Sidney Heath 1907
Llewelyn, near Builth, in Brecknockshire, and the cruel execution of
Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 1 of 8 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History 1906
Philalethes, was born in the year 1621 at Newton, in Brecknockshire.
Devil-Worship in France or The Question of Lucifer Arthur Edward Waite 1899
Brecknockshire, 50 acres of land for which no owner can be found.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, June 17, 1914 Various 1898
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