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Castles

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Abergavenny Castle

Abergavenny Castle
South of the town centre, Monmouthshire, southeast Wales. See: Abergavenny Castle

For more information see:Willaim "Black William" de Braose(1204 - 1230)
Aberystwyth Castle

Aberystwyth Castle
in Ceredigion, west Wales.

For more information see:King Edward I "Longshanks" Plantagenet(1239 - 1307)
Alton Castle

Alton Castle
Alton, England

For more information see:Bertram de Verdun(~1132 -  )
Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle
West Sussex, England

For more information see:Roger de Montgomery(1022 - 1094)

Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle
the Castle Keep

For more information see:William "Strong Hand" d'Albiny(~1090 - 1176)
Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle
the FitzAlan Chapel in West Sussex, England

For more information see:John FitzAlan(~1160 - 1240)
Ashby de la Zouche Castle

Ashby de la Zouche Castle
For more information see:Roger La Zouche(~1182 - <1238)
Barnard Castle

Barnard Castle
Durham, England

For more information see:Bernard de Baliol I(~1095 - 1153)

Beaumaris Castle

Beaumaris Castle
build by King Edward I on the eastern edge of town, Beaumaris, Anglesey, north Wales.

For more information see:King Edward I "Longshanks" Plantagenet(1239 - 1307)
Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle
Leicestershire, England

For more information see:Robert II de Todeni(~1033 - 1088)
Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle
Robert de Todeni was also responsible for the about 7 miles west of Grantham, Leicestershire, in the heart of England.

For more information see:William d'Albiny(~1165 - <1221)
Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle
Gloucestershire, England
Where King Edward II was Murdered


For more information see:Maurice FitzHarding(1120 - 1190)

Bramber Castle.

Bramber Castle.
(ramians of gatehouse)built by Willam de Braose I in 1073

For more information see:William de Braose I(~1049 - 1087)
Brecon Castle

Brecon Castle
In the town of Brecon, Powys, Mid Wales

For more information see:William de Braose(~1153 - 1211)
Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle
On the western end of town Gwynedd, north Wales.

For more information see:King Edward I "Longshanks" Plantagenet(1239 - 1307)
Caerphilly Castle

Caerphilly Castle
In the town center, Caerphilly South Wales.

For more information see:Sir Gilbert "The Red Earl" de Clare(1243 - 1295)

Cardigan Castle

Cardigan Castle
in the town of Cardigan, Ceredigion, west Wales

For more information see:Earl Gilbert de Clare(<1066 - 1114/1117)
Carnarvon Castle

Carnarvon Castle
North Wales

For more information see:King Edward II of England(1274 - 1327)
Castle Acre

Castle Acre
build by William de Warenne prior to his death in 1088

For more information see:William de Warenne I(~1055 - 1088)
Chepstow Castle

Chepstow Castle
built by William Fitzosbern.

For more information see:William Fitzosbern(~1056 - 1070)

Chepstow Castle

Chepstow Castle
in the town, Monmouthshire, southeast Wales

For more information see:Earl William Marshall(1144/1146 - 1219)
Clavering Castle

Clavering Castle
(Humps and Bumps with St. Mary's church in the background. Photograph by Wendy Upson) Clavering Castle

For more information see:Robert FitzRoger(<1177 - 1214)
Clifford Castle

Clifford Castle
in the village of Clifford, Herefordshire, England
founded by Earl William Fitz Osbern.


For more information see:William Fitzosbern(~1056 - 1070)
Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle
For more information see:Saire de Quincy(1155 - 1219)

Combermere Abbey

Combermere Abbey
remodelled by [Richard Cotton] in 1563.

For more information see:Sir George Cotton(~1505 - 1545)
Conisorough Castle

Conisorough Castle
an artists impression of Hamelin's keep in 1201

For more information see:Hamelin Plantagenet(1130 - 1202)
Conway Castle

Conway Castle
In the town of Conwy, Aberconwy & Colwyn, north Wales.

For more information see:King Edward I "Longshanks" Plantagenet(1239 - 1307)
Degannwy Castle

Degannwy Castle
ruins on twin hills behind the town, Aberconwy & Colwyn, north Wales.

For more information see:King Henry III Plantagenet(1206 - 1272)

Dudley Castle

Dudley Castle
In the Middle Ages the Sutton family inherited the title and estate of Lord Dudley and lived in Dudley Castle.

For more information see:Sir John de Sutton VI(1400 - 1487)
Dundrum Castle

Dundrum Castle
Dundrum County, Ireland

For more information see:Hugh de Lacy(~1150 - 1185)
Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Castle
For more information see:Duke John of Gaunt(1340 - 1398/1399)
Dyserth Castle

Dyserth Castle
(site can be just barely seen at the top of the quarry) Near the town, Denbighshire, north Wales

For more information see:King Henry III Plantagenet(1206 - 1272)

Elmley Castle

Elmley Castle
Worcestershire, on the northern slopes of Bredon Hill

For more information see:William de Beauchamp(~1227 - 1298)
Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Farleigh Hungerford Castle
about eight miles north of Frome

For more information see:Thomas Hungerford(~1330 - 1397)
Flint Castle

Flint Castle
in the town of Flintshire, northeast Wales.

For more information see:King Edward I "Longshanks" Plantagenet(1239 - 1307)
Fountains Abbey

Fountains Abbey
For more information see:Baroness Eleanor FitzAlan(~1275 - 1328)

Framlingham Castle

Framlingham Castle
Suffolk England

For more information see:Roger Bigod(1060 - 1107)
Greencastle Castle

Greencastle Castle
County Down, Ireland

For more information see:Hugh de Lacy(~1150 - 1185)
Grosmont Castle

Grosmont Castle
For more information see:William de Braose(~1153 - 1211)
Harlich Castle

Harlich Castle
Near the centre of town, Gwynedd, north Wales.

For more information see:King Edward I "Longshanks" Plantagenet(1239 - 1307)

Hay  Castle

Hay Castle
on Wye

For more information see:Maud de St. Valery(~1155 - 1210)
Headingham Castle

Headingham Castle
just outside Halstead, England

For more information see:Aubrey III de Vere(1114/1120 - 1194)
Hen Domen Castle

Hen Domen Castle
as it may have appeared in the early 13th century Illustration by Peter Scholefield

For more information see:Roger de Montgomery(1022 - 1094)
Hereford Castle

Hereford Castle
Turret

For more information see:William Fitzosbern(~1056 - 1070)

Hereford Castle

Hereford Castle
For more information see:Humphrey de Bohun(~1120 - 1187)
Hertford Castle

Hertford Castle
For more information see:Earl Richard de Clare(1162 - 1218)
Hertford Castle

Hertford Castle
oldest walls which are still standing.

For more information see:Queen Isabella of France(1292 - 1358)
Holyrood Abbey

Holyrood Abbey
For more information see:Lord Fergus of Galloway(~1090 - 1161)

Hopton Castle

Hopton Castle
In the village of Hopton, Shropshire, England
Home of Thomas Hopton and family.


For more information see:Thomas Hopton(1388 -  )
Kilkenney Castle

Kilkenney Castle
For more information see:Earl William Marshall(1144/1146 - 1219)
Knepp Castle

Knepp Castle
Sussex, England

For more information see:William de Braose(~1153 - 1211)
Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle
Norman Chapel

For more information see:Geoffrey de Geneville 

Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle
For more information see:Gilbert de Lacy(~1206 - 1234)
Ludlow Castle

Ludlow Castle
on the Welsh Marches

For more information see:Roger de Mortimer(1287 - 1330)
Marlais Castle

Marlais Castle
(north view) near Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, south Wales. Build by Gilbert de Clare in 1287.

For more information see:Sir Gilbert "The Red Earl" de Clare(1243 - 1295)
Merevale Abbey

Merevale Abbey
For more information see:Robert de Ferrers(~1090 - 1141)

Narberth Castle

Narberth Castle
At S end of town, Pembrokeshire, south Wales

For more information see:Sir Roger de Mortimer(1231 - 1282)
Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle
For more information see:King Henry II "Curtmantle" Plantagenet(1132 - 1189)
Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle
Mortimer's Hole

For more information see:Roger de Mortimer(1287 - 1330)
Nugent Castle

Nugent Castle
For more information see:Hugh de Lacy(~1150 - 1185)

Oxford Castle

Oxford Castle
Oxfordshire, England

For more information see:Robert de Vere(>1164 - <1221)
Pembroke Castle

Pembroke Castle
Pembroke, southwest Wales

For more information see:Earl William Marshall(1144/1146 - 1219)
Pleshey Castle

Pleshey Castle
Chelmsford

For more information see:Humphrey de Bohun VIII(~1276 - 1321)
Reading Abbey

Reading Abbey
For more information see:King Henry I "Beauclerc" of England(1068 - 1135)

Red Castle

Red Castle
Lunan, Angushire, Scotland.

For more information see:Eleanor de Baliol(~1206 - <1281)
Rhuddlan Castle

Rhuddlan Castle
where Princess Elizabeth was born.

For more information see:Princess Elizabeth of England(1282 - 1316)
Richard's Castle

Richard's Castle
Hereford & Worcester, England - section of keep wall.

For more information see:Richard Talbot(~1285 - <1328)
Shrewsbury Abbey

Shrewsbury Abbey
For more information see:Joan Beauchamp(~1396 - 1430)

Stokesay Castle

Stokesay Castle
Shropshire, England (the Welsh Marches)

For more information see:Walter de Lacy(~1172 - 1241)
Tewkesbury Abbey

Tewkesbury Abbey
For more information see:Earl Gilbert de Clare(<1066 - 1114/1117)
Trim Castle

Trim Castle
County Meath in Ireland.

For more information see:Hugh de Lacy(~1150 - 1185)
Tunbridge Castle, Kent

Tunbridge Castle, Kent
drawing from 1795

For more information see:Earl Roger "The Good" de Clare(<1116 - 1173)

Usk Castle

Usk Castle
a view of the Garrison Tower

For more information see:Gilbert "Strongbow" de Clare(~1085 - 1147/1148)
Warkworth Castle

Warkworth Castle
Northumberland, England

For more information see:John Fitzrobert(~1193 - 1240)
Wigmore Castle

Wigmore Castle
in the town of Wigmore, Herefordshire, England

For more information see:Sir Roger de Mortimer(1231 - 1282)

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