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Manorbier Castle (Barry family)

The Norman knight Odo de Barri was granted the lands of Manorbier, Penally and Begelly in gratitude for his military help in conquering Pembrokeshire,Wales in 1103. The first castle was motte and bailey style, with the stone walls being added in the next century by later Normans. Giraldus Cambrensis, son of William de Barri, was born in the village in 1146, and called it "the pleasantest place in Wales". ... show more

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Photo taken at Pembrokeshire County, Wales United Kingdom