- a historic county in S Wales, now part of Powys, Gwent, and Mid Glamorgan.
Examples from the Web for brecknockshire
Historical Examples of brecknockshire
Theophilus Jones, in his History of Brecknockshire (1805-9), ii.Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II
Brecknockshire, according to fable, is called after this king.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1
The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Brecon, the county town of Brecknockshire, lies upon the River Usk, and was formerly defended by walls and gates.The Motor Routes of England
History has fixed this spot as the scene of action where the fate of Brecknockshire Scene of a Welsh battle.
Brecknockshire, alone of the South p. 203Wales counties, enjoyed exemption from these disturbances.