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What's New:

Updated 27 July 2014

Added a new profile for
Château de l’Islette

Added a new profile for
Bunratty Castle

Finished adding pictures to these galleries:

Burg Katz
Burg Schonburg
Burg Eltz
Burg Ehrenfels
Château de Montrichard
Burg Reichenstein
Burg Sooneck

Castle Events:

Carisbrooke Castle

Knight's School
01 - 10 August 2014
10am - 5pm

Goodrich Castle

Fighting Knights
02 - 03 August 2014
11am - 5pm

Harlech Castle

17 August 2014

Coming Soon:

Add pictures to 12 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 Langeais
Château de Plessis-Bourre
Château de Saumur
Château de Sully sur Loire


Château de l’Islette, 
Touraine France

Château de l’Islette - Touraine France

This Week in History:

28 July 1540

Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex, is executed on Tower Hill on charges of treason and heresy on orders from Henry VIII. Cromwell was held prisoner in the infamous Tower of London for just over a month prior to his execution by beheading.

29 July 1567

James VI is crowned King of Scotland at the age of 13 months.

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