Discover Bamburgh Castle, the seat of ancient kings of Northumbria. Find out how the Angles fought off the Celtic Britons, and why Bamburgh became famous for Christian saints. #medieval #castle #anglosaxon #bamburgh #bebbanburg #uhtred #bernicia #lindisfarne http://www.discovermiddleages.co.uk/bamburgh-castle/
Discover Barnard Castle, the northern stronghold once favoured by King Richard III. Find out how the castle came into the hands of Warwick the Kingmaker, and why the castle was besieged during the English Reformation.#medieval #castle #baliol #anglopicard #kingmaker #reformationhttp://www.discovermiddleages.co.uk/barnard-castle/
The Bayeux Tapestry - chronicles the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. It is actually and embroidered cloth and is nearly 230 feet long. The fact that it survived in such amazing shape since it's creation (no one knows exactly when but it is mentioned in the 1400's) is incredible... Been there!
Discover York Castle, standing between the rivers Ouse and Foss in the old Viking capital. Find out why 150 Jews died here, how the central square tower was destroyed and it was such an important stronghold in the north of England. #Medieval #Castle #York #Jorvik http://www.discovermiddleages.co.uk/york-castle/
Discover King John the tyrannical ruler, regarded as the worst king to sit on the English throne. Find out why he fell out with the Pope, outraged and insulted his allies, and exploited his rebellious barons. Could the forceful sealing of the Magna Carta put an end to King John's terrible ways? Discover more here. #magnacarta #medieval #king #lackland #softsword http://www.discovermiddleages.co.uk/king-john/
Discover Lincoln Castle, the Roman Fort upgraded to a double-motte Norman stronghold. Find out how it endured four sieges in its turbulent past, and where it has stored the Magna Carta since 1215, while holding imprisoned criminals. #medieval #castle #roman #saxon #norman #lincoln http://www.discovermiddleages.co.uk/lincoln-castle/