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Who Built Windsor Castle?

Who Built Windsor Castle?

May 25, 2016
The History of History of Windsor Castle survives two sieges The history of History of Windsor Castle includes two sieges following the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215 in which the castle was badly damaged by the siege engines - the Mangonels and Trebuchets. Between 1220…

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Windsor Castle, Parnell

Windsor Castle, Parnell

May 17, 2016
Most music venues of the 1970s and 1980s are long gone but the Windsor Castle Tavern is here to stay. The Parnell venue is classified as a Category One Historic Place, not because Dave Dobbyn, Toy Love, Street Talk and Mi-Sex played there, but due to a history that dates…

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Windsor Sightseeing

Windsor Sightseeing

April 6, 2015
From any of the 10 stops around the city, hop aboard the open-top, double-decker City Sightseeing bus and sit back as you explore the twin towns of Windsor and Eton, separated by the River Thames and joined by Windsor Bridge. On board, learn about the sights and the history…

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Tower Castle

Tower Castle

June 14, 2015
A tower castle is a small castle that mainly consists of a fortified tower or a tower-like structure that is built on natural ground. It is thus different from the motte-and-bailey castle, which it may resemble, but whose main defensive structure is built on a motte or artificial…

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How to go to Windsor Castle?

How to go to Windsor Castle?

February 17, 2015
By Rick Steves Windsor Castle, the official home of England s royal family for 900 years, claims to be the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world. The queen considers this sprawling and fortified palace her primary residence. Thankfully, touring it is simple: You…

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