Exploring English Castles: Evocative, Romantic, and Mysterious True Tales of the Kings and Queens of the British Isles

Exploring English Castles: Evocative, Romantic, and Mysterious True Tales of the Kings and Queens of the British Isles

Edd Morris


A advisor to a few of the main old and picturesque castles in England for romantics and Anglophiles alike.

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 bothered kings. at the present time, the romantic but ruinous shapes of as soon as grand fortresses stud the English countryside—a reminder of turbulent occasions past.

Exploring English Castles presents readers with a panoramic journey 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 of previously majestic walls.

Uncover the key of Bodiam fort, Sussex—a fort probably from a fairy story, outfitted for a knight arriving from the Hundred Years’ struggle. observe how Mary Tudor, first queen of britain, took safe haven in Framlingham fortress, 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 pictures, awe-inspiring ancient stories, and delicate humor, Exploring English Castles will satisfaction any armchair historian, commute aficionado, or fan of historic fiction.

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