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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 […]

Portchester Castle

Late in 1345 this view of Portsdown Hill from the keep roof would have revealed a foreboding image. Edward III had announced war with France for its crown in 1337, and he had won a decisive naval victory at Sluys […]