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What's New:

Updated: 09 December 2017

Added a new profile for
Château de Saumur.

Added a new profile for
Dunguaire Castle.

Added a new profile for
Rhuddlan Castle.

Added a new ghost story for
Rochester Castle.

Added a new profile for
Château de Chinon.

Castle Events:

Old Wardour Castle

Christmas Wreath Making
03 December 2017
9am & 1pm

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Goodrich Castle

Carols in the Chapel
08 December 2017
7pm - 9:30pm

Coming Soon:

A new profile for Stirling Castle in Scotland.

A new ghost story for Scotney Castle in England.

Château de Saumur, Maine-et-Loire France

Château de Saumur - Maine-et-Loire France

This Week in History:

10 December 1541

Thomas Culpepper and Francis Dereham are executed for having affairs with Catherine Howard, Queen of England and fifth wife of Henry VIII.

16 December 1653

Oliver Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland.

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