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  1. Gwrtheyrn Annwn

    Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears a Crown: A Timeline of the Owain Glyndwr Uprising and its Consequences

    Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears a Crown: A Timeline of the Owain Glyndwr Uprising and its Consequences "Canst thou, O partial sleep, give thy repose To the wet sea-boy in an hour so rude, And in the calmest and most stillest night, With all appliances and means to boot, Deny it to a king...
  2. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    WI: 'Welsh Invasion' of Henry VII.

    According to The First of the Tudors Henry VII during his youth while still in England, was extremely taken with his native roots in Wales, could speak rudimentary welsh and throughout his entire life, he was extremely pro-welsh. Indeed, Wales as a whole developed on a whole different level...
  3. Count of Crisco

    AHC Preserve an independent Welsh kingdom as long as possible

    Following the arrival of the Anglo-Saxons several Cymry petty kingdoms would endure on the periphery of the British isles. With pockets of Welsh resistance gradually being absorbed by the Angles and Saxons, as well as the Picts and later Scots. Eventually England came to dominate the remaining...
  4. For Want of a Musketball - An English Civil Wars Timeline
    Threadmarks: The Battle of Marston Moor

    But providence doth often so dispose. - Oliver Cromwell July 2nd, 1644. Richard reckoned it had been about an hour since the battle started when the Bradford company were called to reinforce the left. The men had almost immediately begun to speculate on what that might mean for the course of...
  5. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    Providence and the United Kingdom: A British TL
    Threadmarks: OP

    What is this? Oh you know.......another Timeline? Don't you have like 2 ongoing timelines and multiple others? ......yes? *Sigh* what is it about? Basically a different history of Britain after the Crimean War to make a 'better' Britain. Better does not mean bigger though. The only land Britain...
  6. AltoRegnant

    How Do We Prevent The Worst Of England's Actions With Scotland, Ireland, and Wales?

    The english naturally have a pretty nasty reputation, and of course it all started in Ireland and Scotland (and wales but i think they got to them a bit later). Despite this they historically would often try to say Britain is a nation of equals. Your goal is to make this true- at least in the...
  7. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    The Union of Crowns: A Timeline
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: The Scottish King of England

    Chapter 1: The Scottish King of England From The Union of Crowns by Robert William Johnson “It was in January of 1603 when Queen Elizabeth, first of her name, had first developed a bad cold and had been advised by her physicians and her chief astrologer, Dr. Dee to move from Whitehall to...
  8. QTXAdsy

    WI British Home Football Championship carries on to present day?

    Not long ago I made this ALT Wiki box regarding the Home Championship had it not ended in 1984 and carried on into the present day. For those who don't know about this, between 1884 and 1984, the United Kingdom's four Home Nations football team would play for six matches in the attempt of...
  9. QTXAdsy

    All To Play For - A Very British Football Redux TL
    Threadmarks: The Beginning: Early History and the 1950 World Cup Qualification

    Written by QTXAdsy The Beginning: Early History and the 1950 World Cup Qualification Situated across a set of islands north of the European continent there lie a race of different nationalities known as either English, Scottish, Welsh or Northern Irish though if you check their passports, most...
  10. RedKing

    AHC: Tudor Wales, Plantagenet England

    So as the title says. With a POD no earlier than 1400, make there be a Tudor Wales, and a Plantagenet England. Bonus points if you can figure out how to make it happen during the Wars of the Roses.
  11. kasumigenx

    WI: Welsh is a Romance Language not a Celtic Language

    What if Welsh got Latinized when the Latin refugees arrived, how would a Romance Wales work out?
  12. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    What if James I managed to create his 'Imperial' Throne of Britain?

    After the union of crowns in 1603, James I pursued the Scottish and English parliaments to create a political entity that would be an imperial government consisting of both the Scottish and English crowns. This would create a British 'Empire'. Famously James I agreed to keep the English law and...
  13. Aloha

    Prince Charles gets killed en route to Wales

    In 1969, members of Mudiad Amddiffyn Cymru attempted to plant bombs to explode on the railway line used by the royal train. However, the bomb exploded as the bombers were taking it to the railway line in Abergele, Conwy, killing two of the conspirators. What if this plan hadn't failed instead...
  14. DBWI: Alternate UK counties

    I found this map of British counties and was wondering what POD will take to have these borders.
  15. AHC: Keep historical counties of UK

    Your challenge is to keep historical boundaries of counties outside of Greater London. Like this: I have a thread like this but it's asking if it's possible, this is a contest.
  16. WI: Wales remains independent as an English vassal

    What if instead of being conquered and annexed by Edward Longshanks Wales remained a vassal state of England and at least nominally independent for a few more centuries? What would be its effects on Welsh-English relations and Welsh culture?
  17. Gukpard

    What if the british transfered all the irish catholic population of Northern Ireland to the RoI?

    We had some cases of forced population transfers in the 1920s, like the turks with the greeks and the armenians after the greco-turkish war or the poles and germans in silesia. Assuming the british sees this as a definitive solution to prevent dissent like the troubles, and negociated for...
  18. QTXAdsy

    A True World Cup: 24 teams at England '66
    Threadmarks: Prologue: Preventing a Boycott and the Expansion for the 1966 FIFA World Cup

    A TRUE WORLD CUP An Early World Cup Expansion By QTXAdsy Prior to qualification for the 1966 FIFA World Cup in England, FIFA found itself in the middle of a controversy and a headache. In 1964, 31 African nations threatened to boycotted the tournament to protest a 1964 FIFA ruling that required...
  19. What if Edward II married Gwenllian of Wales?

    In 1283, Edward I conquered Wales, and shortly after send the daughters of it's last 2 independent rulers into confinement for the rest of their lives, most of them had by the last one and 1 had by his brother, Llywelyn, with the daughter of Simon de Montfort, with the girl being only a year...
  20. A History of the Welsh Alaskans: A TLIAW
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    A History of the Welsh in Alaska: A TLIAW Introduction The Welsh Alaskans have shaped our state's history over the last 150 years. 2018 marks the 150th year since Love Jones-Parry and Lewis Jones first landed at Porth Madryn, becoming the first Welshmen to set foot in Alaska. Y Wladfa was...
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