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Hawarden

Hawarden (hôrˈdən, härˈ–) [key], town, Flintshire, NE Wales. There are ruins of a 13th-century castle on the grounds of Hawarden Castle (built 1752), which was the home of William Gladstone until his death there in 1898. Gladstone established St. Deiniol's Hostel and library for theological students. The Early English church has a window memorial to Gladstone by Burne-Jones.

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