Great Britain is the official name given to the two kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. The United Kingdom (UK) includes these areas as well as Northern Ireland. Britain refers to only England and Wales, though some will shorten Great Britain with this term.
750 BC to 12 BC,Celts were the most powerful people in central & northern Europe.Wave after wave,they spread outwards,taking over France,Belgium,& crossing to Britain.There were many tribes of Celts,speaking a vaguely common language.Celt comes from the Greek,Keltoi,which means barbarians & is properly pronounced as "Kelt". Celt is a term NOT used until the 18th century.The Romans called these people Britons.The Celtic Iron Age ended AD43 (43 years after Jesus was born)the Romans invaded…
"Clwydian snow by Pete Hyde" The term 'Clwydian' was new to me, so I looked it up: The Clwydian Range is a series of hills and mountains in north east Wales that runs from Llandegla in the south to Prestatyn in the north, with the highest point being the popular Moel Famau.
A young boy looks on as rescuers dig for survivors.The school was in session; it being the last day before half term week. 144 children and adults died – 116 were schoolchildren. Half of all the children at Pantglas Junior School were killed together with 5 of their teachers.