Why was there a war in Wales in 1277?
The war in Wales was referred to as the Edwardian Conquest of Wales. Edward I of England defeated and annexed the last remaining independent Welsh principalities.
Carrie's War is about World War 2. Everyone is evacuated to Wales from the city because Wales is a safer place than the city. Carrie and her younger brother Nick are one of the evacuees and both are separated from their parents and sent Wales.. This is adventurous and a suspense story. So the children's adventure began in Wales.
By circa 13th century Wales was divided between native Welsh principalities and the territories of the Anglo-Norman Marcher lords. The leading principality of the time was Gwynedd whose princes gained control of the greater part of the country, making the other remaining Welsh princes their "vassals", and had then decided to take the title Prince of Wales". English monarchs had made several attempts to seize control of the native Welsh territories, it was not until…