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|In 1185 Henry II of England granted 600 acres of land in Malahide to Richard Talbot. Malahide Castle was the home of the Talbot family until 1976 when the estate was sold to the Council. The castle was originally a Norman Tower House until the last quarter of the 18th century when it was extended and castellated. The 5th Lord Richard Talbot married Emily, great grand daughter of James Boswel...||03/01/2006||490|
|The castle is a Norman motte and bailey earthwork castle raised by Robert, Count of Mortain, half-brother of William the Conqueror shortly after the Norman conquest, possibly as early as 1067. It became the administrative headquarters for the great Earls of Cornwall where they could control the vast estates that they owned throughout the area. The castle remained with little development, apart ...||12/05/2009||561|
|Fotheringhay Castle was in the village of Fotheringhay 3½ miles (6 km) to the north of the market town of Oundle, Northamptonshire (grid reference TL061930).|
King Richard III was born here in 1452 and it was also where Mary, Queen of Scots was tried and executed in 1587.
|Richard Bransons Old House near Oxford, has the studio where Mike Oldfield recorded Tublar Bells||10/28/2007||1,495|
|Drum Castle is a castle near Banchory, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.|
The original 13th century tower of Drum Castle is the work of medieval architect Richard Cementarius and is believed to be one of the three oldest towers in Scotland. A large wing was added in 1619 by the 9th laird, and other alterations made in the Victorian era.
The castle and its grounds were gra...
|The shallow wreck site of the Liberty ship , the Richard Montgomery.|
Contained over seven thousand tons of explosives, the Richard Montgomery, grounded and sank on the 20th August 1944, off Sheerness Middle Sand in about 33ft of water at low tide.
Although part of the cargo was salvaged, 3,173 tonnes were left aboard; enough, that if the ship were to blow up, it would be the ...
|Unfortunately, a very low-res image.
From the Castle Explorer site:
Tintagel Castle is set on a dramatic and picturesque headland that is virtually an island, connected to the mainland by a slim finger of land. Over the centuries much of the castle has fallen into the sea and very little rem...
|The Castle Neideck was first mentioned in 1219|
It was one of the biggest German castle complexes in that time.
On September the 14th in 1347, the lord of the castle, Konrad von Schluesselberg, was killed by an enemy and teh castle was destoyed
Today it is one of the most familiar emblems of the Frankonian Switzerland
|Astor House Hotel(or Richard's Hotel,as it was known before) was established in 1846(during Qing Dynasty Daoguang period,26 years)by the Richard's family.It is the very first western hotel property all over China since Shanghai became a trading port.|
|Kaunas Castle is considered the oldest castle in Lithuania. About a third of the castle survives today.|
Info provided by McMaster:
Kaunas Castle is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the mid-14th century, in the Gothic style. Its site is strategic – a rise on the banks of the Nemunas River near its confluence with...
|Dating from 1299, this Medieval castle and Royal Residence developed into a fortress in 1592 after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle 1637-1648. Here you can see magnificent halls, the Castle church, the Royal Mausoleum and models of the castle. Government's Reception Rooms and Banqueting Halls. ||08/07/2005||819|
|The castle Linn is a water castle in the Krefelder quarter Linn. First, there was only one tower in the 12. century. To in 14. Century the castle was continuously extended. In the year 1702 the castle was completely destroyed by Prussian troops.||07/30/2006||642|