Castle History

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Richard Plantagenet, Warden of the West Marches of Scotland

As King Richard III, there seems to be an altogether different man compared to Richard, Duke of Gloucester, Governor of the North, Constable of England – and all other manner of titles bestowed upon him before ascending to the throne. Richard is noted as both a loyal and skilled commander in battle, and was chiefly … Continue reading

Conflicting sources

While a number of books indicate slight variations (usually on castle dimensions), I’ve come across a book that entirely contradicts all my other sources (including a book which I was pleasantly surprised to see written by Teesside University’s own professor of history). Here is, as I establish it, a branch of the Neville family associated … Continue reading