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What's New:

Updated: 25 February 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:

Edinburgh Castle

The Road to Bannockburn
25 - 28 February 2019
11:15am - 3pm

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Bolsover Castle

Medieval Myths and Legends
04 - 06 May 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:

01 March 1562

Sixty-three Huguenots are massacred in Wassy, France, marking the start of the French Wars of Religion.

03 March 1284

The Statute of Rhuddlan incorporates the Principality of Wales into England.

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