By Edd Morris
Castles have formed England. for nearly a thousand years, castles were the settings of siege and conflict, dens of plotting and intrigue, and refuges for kings. this present day, the romantic but ruinous shapes of as soon as grand fortresses stud the English countrysidea reminder of turbulent instances past.
Exploring English Castles presents readers with a wide ranging travel in the course of the grandest castles of britain. It brings ruins to lifestyles via actual tales of royalty, chivalry, deception, and intrigue, performed out inside previously majestic walls.
Uncover the key of Bodiam citadel, Sussexa fort probably from a fairy story, outfitted for a knight arriving from the Hundred Years’ conflict. become aware of how Mary Tudor, first queen of britain, took shelter in Framlingham citadel, Suffolk, overturning a wily plot to disclaim her the throne. Unearth a fragile love tale among Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley, which unfolds opposed to the genteel backdrop of Kenilworth fort, Warwickshire.
Filled with evocative photos, awe-inspiring ancient stories, and mild humor, Exploring English Castles will pride any armchair historian, go back and forth aficionado, or fan of historic fiction.
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