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a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)

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Captain Henry Morgan is a fascinating Welsh historical character, born, it is thought, in Llanrumney, on the eastern fringe of Cardiff in 1635, according to the foremost expert on Welsh pirates, Terry Breverton.
Above, what is believed to be the lost ship of Captain Henry Morgan, left * A team of US archaeologists study the wreckage of a ship they believe to be part of Captain Henry Morgan's lost fleet PICTURE: Chris Bickford
The hall is famously the birthplace of the 17thcentury buccaneer Captain Henry Morgan, who battled the Spanish for control of the Caribbean.
And finally a pirate, Captain Henry Morgan, buccaneer, governor in the West Indies and Welsh.
One of the research team leaders, Fritz Hanselmann, an archaeologist with the River Systems Institute and the Centre for Archaeological Studies at the university, said: "For us the real treasure is the shipwrecks themselves, which can give us the ability to accurately tell the story of a legendary historical figure like Captain Henry Morgan.
If the now returned Prodigal Son does lead us to the Promised Land, Craig Bellamy will become the most famous son of the Rumney area of Cardiff alongside Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, the new Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University, Walter Marshall, later Lord Marshall of Goring, Margaret Thatcher's favourite nuclear scientist and (if you believe that particular version of his birthplace) Captain Henry Morgan, the original Pirate of the Caribbean
IT is famously the birthplace of the buccaneer Captain Henry Morgan, yet it cannot now survive a heavy downpour.
I WAS astonished to read a letter in Viewpoints from Plaid Cymru councillor Delme Bowen asserting that it was Plaid Cymru which was responsible for the initiative to develop some structured open space in Llanrumney, namely the Captain Henry Morgan Gardens.
Captain Henry Morgan Born in 1635 in Monmouthshire, he was one of the most notorious and successful pirates of the Caribbean and one of the most dangerous pirates patrolling the Spanish Main.
THE pounds 225,000 to be invested in Captain Henry Morgan Gardens, Llanrumney, alluded to (Viewpoints, February 25) by Councillors Morgan, Parry and Joyce, is a Plaid Cymru/Lib Dem administration initiative to honour one of the sons of Llanrumney and Cardiff - Captain Henry Morgan - who held letters patent from Queen Elizabeth I and was Governor of Jamaica for many years.
The plan for a structured garden with play facilities, themed on Captain Henry Morgan, the famous son of Llanrumney, is a brilliant idea.
SIR - There was this piece in the English press about the great English swashbuckling buccaneer, Captain Henry Morgan, and his daring exploits in Panama and the Caribbean against the might of Spain.
The structured garden in memory of Captain Henry Morgan, who was born in Llanrumney, Cardiff, would include play facilities, flower arrangements and facilities like those in Victoria Park or Roath Park.
In the 16th Century, the Morgan family - which includes among its famous relatives the notorious buccaneer Captain Henry Morgan - built a grand house at Hafod Fawr.
Re: the letter from Terence H O'Neill (Echo, September 9), regarding Captain Henry Morgan.