Nottingham Castle: A Sinister Place ‘Full Royal’

You probably won’t know this, but in the sixteenth century, Nottingham Castle was one of THE premier castles in all of England. It was on a par with The Tower of London, Windsor and Dover Castles in terms of size, might and importance. Built just after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, Nottingham Castle … Read more

Tudor Waltham Abbey: The Forgotten Royal Citadel

Tudor Waltham Abbey

Isn’t it delicious to learn something you didn’t know before about a Tudor location? The odds are that today’s blog post will deliver that in spades. Today, we time-travel to Tudor Waltham Abbey: the forgotten royal citadel, where we will learn about the permanent lodgings, used by medieval kings, which endured until their destruction at … Read more