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What's New:

Updated: 18 September 2019

Added a new profile for
Trim Castle.

Added a new story for
Orford Castle.

Added a new ghost story for
Windsor Castle.

Added a new profile for
Château de Chambord.

Added a new profile for
York Castle.

Added a new profile for
Burg Lahneck.

Castle Events:

Stokesay Castle

Ghost Tours
25 - 26 October 2019
5pm - 10pm

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Scarborough Castle

Ghost Tours
25 - 27 October 2019
7:30pm - 9:30pm

Coming Soon:

A profile for Helmsley Castle in England.

A ghost story for Prudhoe Castle in England.

A ghost story for Tattershall Castle in England.

A profile for Chepstow Castle in Wales.

A profile for Arundel Castle in England.

Trim Castle - County Meath, Ireland

Trim Castle - County Meath, Ireland

This Week in History:

19 September 1356

The Battle of Poitiers (the Hundred Years War): The English, led by Edward, the Black Price, defeat the French army and capture the King of France, John II.

20 September 1066

The Battle of Fulford: Viking forces led by Harold Hardrada and Tostig Godwinson defeat the English lead by the Earls Morcar and Edwin at the village of Fulford near York England.

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