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What's New:

Updated: 11 April 2015

Added a new ghost story for
Sudeley Castle

Added a new profile for
Dunstanburgh Castle

Added a new profile for
Château de l’Islette

Added a new profile for
Bunratty Castle

Castle Events:

Dover Castle

George & the Dragon
25 - 26 April 2015
10am to 5pm

Warkworth Castle

Medieval Weekend
01 - 03 May 2015
11am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for
Château d'Azay-le-Rideau in France.


Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire England

Sudeley Castle - Gloucestershire England

This Week in History:

12 April 627

King Edwin of Northumbria is converted to Christianity by Paulinus of York , the first Bishop of York.

14 April 1471

The Wars of the Roses: Lancastrian troops led by Richard Neville, the Earl of Warwick, are defeated by Yorkists led by Edward IV at the Battle of Barnet. The Earl is killed in battle and Edward IV resumes the throne.

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