Programme 3 - Heroes and Villains
In addition to providing sustenance and supporting a way of life, the sea has also proved dangerous, or even fatal to countless Welsh people over the centuries. supporting a way of life.
Clear evidence of the sea's power can be seen from the ruins of this church in Pembrokeshire, destroyed by the waves in 1859 ...
... and on the same day Wales suffered one of her worst maritime disasters
Pirates and Buccaneers
A large number of pirates and buccaneers came from Wales and there are many romantic tales describing the exploits of individuals such as Henry Morgan and Bartholomew Roberts. But what is the truth behind these stories?