Bristol Channel floods 1607 brass plaque in Newport, Gwent

1606. On the XX day of January even as it cames to pass it pleased God the flud did flow to the edge of this same bras, and in this parish theare was lost 5000 and od pownds besides xxii people was in this parrish drown. Goldclif { John Wilkins of Pilgrew and William Tap Church Warden 1609

The Bristol Channel floods, which occurred on 30 January 1607 (New style), resulted in the drowning of a large number of people and the destruction of a large amount of farmland and livestock. Recent research has suggested that the cause may have been a tsunami.

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