Exeter Castle, Devon, England

Exeter Castle

Exeter Castle, also known as Rougemont Castle, was originally no more than a defensive city wall built by the Romans and later repaired by King Athelstan around 928 AD. After the Norman Conquest of England, the city of Exeter — ┬álike┬ámany other cities at this time — rebelled against William the Conqueror. In 1068, William Read more about Exeter Castle[…]

Berkhamsted Castle

A brief history: Berkhamsted Castle is a Norman motte-and-bailey castle at Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire, England. The castle was built during the Norman conquest of England in the 11th century to control a key route between London and the Midlands. Robert of Mortain, William the Conqueror’s half brother, was probably responsible for the construction and became Read more about Berkhamsted Castle[…]