The consecration of Coventry's new cathedral, designed by Sir Basil Spence, on this day May, The new church replaced the cathedral that was destroyed by German bombing during The Baptistery Window in the New Cathedral
The Lord Leycester Hospital in Warwick; a retirement home for ex-servicemen and their wives. "Hospital" is used in its ancient sense, meaning ‘a charitable institution for the housing and maintenance of the needy, infirm, or aged’.
Katherine Swynford: how a Duke's Mistress became the ancestor of royalty
Kenilworth Castle, in Warwickshire. The castle was originally Saxon, and this stone building dates from the century. John of Gaunt acquired it from his first wife, Blanche of Lancaster, and turned it from a purely military castle into a fortified home.