A Prince, a King, and a Referendum: Rugby, Politics, and Nationhood in Wales, 1969–1979

@article{Johnes2008APA,
  title={A Prince, a King, and a Referendum: Rugby, Politics, and Nationhood in Wales, 1969–1979},
  author={M. Johnes},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={47},
  pages={129 - 148}
}
  • M. Johnes
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • Journal of British Studies
O 1 July 1969 at Caernarfon Castle, Charles Windsor was invested as the Prince of Wales, to varying reactions across his nation. The Daily Mirror thought Charles had “triumphantly and spectacularly draped his ermine-trimmed mantle around the shoulders of a nation and received more than an affectionate hug in return.” Some opinion polls suggested that three-quarters of the Welsh population supported the event, but others claimed that half the Welsh thought it a waste of time. Those proud to be… Expand
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