Born this day 1831 in Ruperra Castle, Glamorganshire,
Godfrey Charles Morgan, 1st Viscount Tredegar.
During the Crimean War, he took part in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade that rode into the 'Valley of Death' at the Battle of Balaclava, which both he and his horse 'Sir Briggs' survived. He became a benefactor to the people of Newport, donating large tracts of land to the...
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