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Kenilworth Castle

Excuse my directness, but, personally, I have a massive historical girl-boner for Kenilworth. Yes, it’s a huge medieval fortress, yes it had a gatehouse, yes it was the location for Roger Mortimer (grandfather to the Roger Mortimer who forced Edward […]

Ludlow Castle

As a great many castles in England, Ludlow started as a Norman fortress, and the 11th century gatehouse part of the keep survives. It was raised to four storeys in the 12th Century, though the floors between levels are no […]