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They didn't actually 'unite'. Wales was conquered by the English in the Middle Ages and officially annexed in 1536.
England does not "own" Wales, both countries are part of the United Kingdom.
but well they are actually because my textbook says so

Your text book is wrong. Wales has a status within the UK which is similar to individual states within the United States.

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