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What's New:

Updated: 22 January 2018

Added a new profile for
Burg Fürstenberg.

Added a new profile for
Pevensey Castle.

Added a new profile for
Blarney Castle.

Added a new profile for
Château de Saumur.

Added a new profile for
Dunguaire Castle.

Added a new profile for
Rhuddlan Castle.

Castle Events:

Dover Castle

Fairytale Castle
12 - 16 February 2018
10am - 3pm

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Framlingham Castle

Knights and Princesses
12 - 16 February 2018
11am - 3pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for Stirling Castle in Scotland.

A new ghost story for Scotney Castle in England.

Burg Fürstenberg, Rheinland-Pfalz Germany

Burg Fürstenberg - Rheinland-Pfalz Germany

This Week in History:

25 January 1533

Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn. Anne is Henry's second wife of six he will marry.

27 January 1606

The trial begins of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators in the Gunpowder plot. They will be found guilty and executed by being hanged drawn and quartered over the few days following the trial.

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