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Lincoln Castle, England.  Built by William the Conqueror.  Katherine Swynford is buried here, along with her daughter Joan Beaufort.

Lincoln Castle, built by William the Conqueror. Katherine Swynford is buried here, along with her daughter, Joan Beaufort. Home of the Magna Carta.

Raby Castle, County Durham. Home of the Neville family. Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV and Richard III was born here.

Home of the Neville family. Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV and Richard III was born here. [Cecily & Richard III are my ancestors; also Edward I, II, & III; but not Edward IV]

Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland, Eng - originally a stronghold for a powerful earl, Thomas of Lancaster.  It was completed abt 1316.  In 1461 during the Wars of the Roses, it was held by Sir Ralph Percy for the Lancastrians against Yorkist forces.  Much later later (1590's plus), it ended up in the hands of the Grey family.

Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland, Eng - originally a stronghold for a powerful earl, Thomas of Lancaster. It was completed abt 1316. In 1461 during the Wars of the Roses, it was held by Sir Ralph Percy for the Lancastrians against Yorkist forces. Much later later (1590's plus), it ended up in the hands of the Grey family.

Middleham Castle, Richard III's favorite castle: he spent his childhood years here under the wardship of Richard Neville, the Earl of Warwick. Richard married Warwick's daughter Anne Neville.

Middleham Castle, Richard III's favourite castle: he spent his childhood years here under the wardship of Richard Neville, the Earl of Warwick (aka Warwick the Kingmaker). Richard was later to marry Warwick's daughter Anne Neville.

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Thomas Wyatt the Younger was the son of Thomas Wyatt, the Court poet in the reign of Henry VIII famously arrested for having a romantic liaison with Anne Boleyn. This is the Wyatt home Allington Castle

Jedburgh Castle Jail, Jedburgh, Scotland.  Aitken Turnbull were commissioned by Roxburgh District Council, now Scottish Borders Council to renovate the dilapidated Jedburgh Castle Jail following the decision to open it to the public. Description from aitken-turnbull.co.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum - Aitken Turnbull

Jedburgh Castle

Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum - Aitken Turnbull

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