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What's New:

Updated 01 September 2014

Added a new profile for
Château de l’Islette

Added a new profile for
Bunratty Castle

Finished adding pictures to these galleries:

Château de Saumur
Château de Langeais
Burg Katz
Burg Schonburg
Burg Eltz
Burg Ehrenfels
Château de Montrichard

Castle Events:

Urquhart Castle

For King William and the Union
30 - 31 August 2014
09:30am - 6pm

Dover Castle

Medieval Falconry
06 - 09 September 2014
10am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

Add pictures to 10 galleries:

Burg Rheinfels
Burg Rheinstein

Château d'Amboise
Château d'Azay-le-Rideau
Château de Brissac
Château de Chambord
Château de Chenonceau
Château de Chinon
Château de Plessis-Bourre
Château de Sully sur Loire


Château de Langeais, 
Indre-et-Loire France

Château de Langeais - Indre-et-Loire France

This Week in History:

03 September 1189

Richard the Lionheart is crowned King Richard I of England at Westminster Abbey.

07 September 1571

Sir Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, is arrested for his role in the Ridolfi plot to murder England's Queen Elizabeth I and replace her with Mary, Queen of Scots.

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Visit the Timeline page to see a list of historical events in chronological order.