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How Welsh nationalism shaped the King

6 May 2023

3:00 PM

6 May 2023

3:00 PM

Royal Mail needs a history lesson. In preparation for this weekend it has dedicated four special post-boxes emblazoned with a coronation emblem and Union Jack, sent to every corner of the UK. But what did it expect by placing the box in Cardiff city centre directly outside the pub named after Owain Glyndŵr, rebel and hero of the Welsh independence cause? Within hours it was covered in nationalist and republican stickers.

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