Coity is a small village in Bridgend county, South Wales. It is 1.5km south of the M4 motorway, and 3.5km east of the Ogwr Fawr river which flows into the estuary at Ogmore-by-Sea. However, the most important feature of Coity is its Norman castle which dominates the village.
Originally held by the Welsh leader Morgan Gam, Payn de Tuberville requested that he own the castle. Gam agreed, but one condition: that de Turberville would either fight him for lordship or marry his daughter Sybil. De Turberville went with the latter and the castle was his. ....
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