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What's New:

Updated: 21 May 2017

Added a new profile for
Château de Chinon.

Added a new profile for
Raby Castle.

Added a new profile for
Burg Sooneck.

A new ghost story for
Nottingham Castle.

The gallery for Kenilworth Castle now has all new pictures.

Castle Events:

Conisbrough Castle

Medieval Life
21 - 21 May 2017
11am - 5pm

Carisbrooke Castle

Cavaliers & Roundheads
27 May - 04 June 2017
10am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for Harlech Castle in Wales.

A new ghost story for Scotney Castle in England.

A new profile for Chateau de Langeais in France.

A new ghost story for Rochester Castle in England.

A new profile for Stirling Castle in Scotland.

Château de Chinon, Indre-et-Loire France

Château de Chinon - Indre-et-Loire France

This Week in History:

22 May 1455

The Wars of the Roses begins with the First Battle of St Albans where Richard, Duke of York, defeats and captures King Henry VI of England.

23 May 1430

Hundred Years War: The Siege of Compiègne - Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne. She is then sold to the English.

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