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Warwick Castle – England’s Finest Medieval Castle

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Warwick Castle Portcullis

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Francis Frith Photo of the portcullis 1901

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The mound as viewed from the portcullis

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Old bridge Warwick Castle

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The moat Warwick Castle.

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Old staircase in Warwick Castle

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14th century Guys Tower

For more photos and an interesting article  from ‘Britain and Britishness’ about Warwick Castle please  see this link . Much of the castle  has been spoilt in some respects,  although some interesting old parts that hopefully the Kingmaker and his family would recognise,  still survive.

 

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Treasures of the House of York’s England….

Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire

I love it when I’m browsing the net and happen upon something that is interesting, well illustrated…and concerns the House of York.

Here is just one such site, which covers not only Yorkist England, but some possessions across the Channel.

Appeal for Richard III event photographs….

Coffin about to leave for Leicester

If you have some photographs you took when Richard was taken to Leicester for reinterment, or any other shots taken at that time (and which might help to build a portrait of the king), there is to be display of such work at the present exhibition in the King Richard III Visitor Centre. To read more:

http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Appeal-Richard-III-event-photographs-create-new/story-28752088-detail/story.html

Submissions by March 14th!

 

By a strange coincidence …

… Richard III’s reburial week covered the Vernal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and these stunning photographs were taken (by J.L. Mungovin) at daybreak near the Autumnal Equinox.

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