I needed reminding of the importance of the Castle as being where the Howard family were based for generations and provided two of Henry VIII's seven wives. Henry's daughter Mary Tudor, or Catholic Mary 1st of England, Ireland and Spain, assembled a force here to march to London to claim the throne. Enough history!
The Castle has a great atmosphere and is one of few with buildings remaining on the inside of the main walls. Excellent description of the history plus an odd little local Museum.
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