9th Century Corgi May Have Been Royal Favorite

The bones of a dog, which might have been a Corgi, have researchers speculating about royal pets. Queen Elizabeth II's passion for Corgis may have some grounding in history, thanks to recent discoveries in southern Wales. The bones of a small dog, possibly a Corgi, and dating from around the 9th century, were discovered during the excavation of a royal dwelling in the Brecon Beacons area of southern Wales. If the dog was indeed a Corgi, archaeologists may have found the first proof of royal pets.

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