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What's New:

Updated: 02 May 2019

Added a new profile for
Edinburgh Castle.

Added a new profile for
Beaumaris Castle.

Added a new profile for
Bowes Castle.

Added a new ghost story for
Hermitage Castle.

Added a new profile for
Burg Katz.

Added a new profile for
Hailes Castle.

Castle Events:

Bolsover Castle

Knights' Tournament
25 - 27 May 2019
11am - 5pm

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Kenilworth Castle

Legendary Joust
22 - 23 June 2019
11am - 5pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for Bolton Castle in England.

A new profile for Tantallon Castle in Scotland.

Edinburgh Castle - Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle - Edinburgh, Scotland

This Week in History:

06 May 1682

Louis XIV of France moves his court out of Paris and to the Palace of Versailles.

09 May 1671

Disguised as a clergyman, Thomas Blood attempts to steal the Crown Jewels of England from the Tower of London.

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