Posts Tagged ‘castle’

Grab Yourself a ‘Medieval’ Castle… in Australia!

An English couple in Australia are selling a home. Read more Section:  News General Read Later  Source

Pembroke Castle Revealing A Secret Of Henry VII’s Birthplace

Situated on a high ridge between two tidal inlets in the south-west corner of Wales, Pembroke Castle, with its walls still standing sentinel after hundreds of years, dominates the landscape.  Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later 

A Czech Castle Had a Moat of Bears… And Still Does!

Popular depictions of castle moats in film and television usually involve hungry crocodiles, flesh-eating piranhas or dangerous sharks. While most of these depictions are fanciful, one medieval castle in the Czech Republic Read more Section:  News Weird Facts Read Later 

Ukrainian Refugees Hosted in Historic 15th Century Castle in Ireland

When Barry and Lola Haughian purchased an historic old castle on the outskirts of Galway in west Ireland in 2017, they had no idea that one day they would be opening the castle doors to people fleeing war in eastern Europe Read more Section:  News General Read Later 

Unique St George Seal Found in Castle Ruins in Northern France

In 2020 the Regional Directorate of Cultural Affairs (DRAC) in France’s northernmost region, Hauts-de-France, requested that the country’s National Monuments Center (CMN) begin renovation  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

UK Police Apply For ‘No-Fly’ Zone Above Windsor Castle

LONDON (AP) — British police have applied for a “no-fly” zone over Windsor Castle as it reviews security arrangements at the landmark where Queen Elizabeth II has spent much of the pandemic. If granted, a restricted airspace order would prevent aircraft from flying up to 2,500 feet (762 meters) above and 1.5 nautical miles (around […]

T-Mobile and Crown Castle Sign 12-Year Agreement to Expand U.S. 5G Coverage via Macro Towers, Small Cells, and Fiber

T-Mobile and Crown Castle Sign 12-Year Agreement to Expand U.S. 5G Coverage via Macro Towers, Small Cells, and Fiber Date: January 8, 2022Author: Nwo Report Source: B.N. FrankAT&T and Verizon agreed to delay their U.S. 5G expansion until January 19 due to increasing concerns about aviation safety risks.  Of course, T-Mobile and Crown Castle have plans for […]

Armed Man Arrested On Windsor Castle Grounds As Queen Celebrates Christmas Inside

A 19-year-old trespasser with an “offensive weapon” was arrested outside Windsor Castle Saturday morning as Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family celebrated Christmas inside, police officials reported. The unidentified man from Southampton was quickly taken into custody. Thames Valley and Metropolitan Police officers responded within minutes after he was spotted, and he […]

Medieval castle tower not seen for 450 years uncovered

Medieval castle tower not seen for 450 years uncoveredPublished on December 22, 2021Written by chroniclelive.co.uk A team of archaeologists from Durham University have uncovered the remains of Auckland Castle’s medieval tower that has not been seen for over 450 years. The university’s archaeology department worked in partnership with archaeologists and volunteers from the Auckland Project […]

Five children die in bouncy castle accident in Australia

Five children died and four others were in critical condition on Thursday after falling from a bouncy castle that was lifted 10 metres into the air by a gust of wind at a school on Australia’s island state of Tasmania. The school was holding a celebration to mark the end of the school year. The […]

5 Children Killed After Wind Tosses Bouncy Castle More Than 30 Feet In The Air

SYDNEY (AP) — Five children died and four others were in critical condition on Thursday after falling from a bouncy castle that was lifted 33 feet into the air by a gust of wind at a school on Australia’s island state of Tasmania. The school was holding a celebration to mark the end of the […]

A Truly Historic Rest: 10 Unforgettable Medieval Castle Vacations

Any enthusiastic lover of history undoubtedly dreams of that perfect castle vacation filled with ancient stories and thrilling historic sights. Alas, holidays don’t always turn out quite as planned. Every year, hundreds of history buffs find their hopes running aground when faced with the same old options. But now you can change your vacation rut […]

Castle to turn into anthropology museum 

Castle to turn into anthropology museum  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The historical castle of Sardar Afshar in Takab county, northwestern West Azarbaijan province is planned to be turned into an anthropology museum, Takab’s Governor has said.  “Takab county has the greatest amount of cultural and historical assets in the province, and to demonstrate this heritage […]

Medieval Miniature Gold Bible Found Near King Richard III’s Castle

A tiny gold Bible associated with England’s 15th century King Richard III has been recovered by a metal detectorist in York. The discoverer, however, was no seasoned explorer or dirty nailed archaeologist, but an NHS nurse. Richard III was King of England and Lord of Ireland between 1483 and 1485 AD, the last king of […]

Cuisine Royale (Episode 5): Austria – Riegersburg Castle

Riegersburg Castle is one of the largest castles in Austria and in the ownership of Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein. The Lichtenstein dynasty belongs to one of the oldest aristocratic houses in Europe. Dr. Prinz Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein is part of the family that have settled in Austria. The only noble family […]

Bran Castle, Better Known As Dracula’s Castle, Has A Long History!

Bran Castle is a medieval castle located in Brașov County, Transylvania, Romania. The castle was built during the 14th century, though an earlier fortification stood in the area during the preceding century. Over the centuries, Bran Castle was used for various purposes, but fell into disuse in the late 19th century. During the 20th century, […]

Renaissance-Gothic Corvin Castle: One of the Seven Wonders of Romania

Corvin Castle is a castle in Hnedoara, a city in Transylvania, Romania. The castle dates to the 15th century and was built in the Renaissance-Gothic style. The builder of Corvin Castle was John Hunyadi, best remembered for his defense of Christendom against the Ottomans. After Hunyadi’s death, Corvin Castle fell into ruin. It was only […]

Female Phantoms of Stirling Castle: Ghostly Encounters with a Handmaiden and Her Queen

Approaching Stirling Castle in the day time is rather daunting. Filled with the scent of ancient dust, damp stone, and dew-covered grass, the palace exudes magic from the moment one steps inside its grounds. Now, imagine that same feeling, those same scents, in the dark of the night. The fields around the castle are empty; […]

The Villagers Are Storming the Castle!!!!

Mystery Babylon is falling!!  How much worse will the plandemic get? Rothschild castle in Switzerland attacked by Swiss citizens. Shades of 1848, when the crowds in Paris wanted to attack the French Rothschild mansion for financing communist insurrections all across Europe.  The French police protected the Rothschilds then.  How long before the police stop protecting […]

History of Teutonic Era Castle Unearthed in Poland Goes Deeper

Investigation of a Teutonic era castle in Poland has revealed deeper secrets of its past. The excavators discovered not only weapons from the medieval period, but an earlier tribal fort and artifacts from a prehistoric Iron Age settlement. In ancient days “Warmia” was a very profitable, therefore important, region in northern Poland. Founded as a […]

Montezuma Castle: Arizona’s Strange Monumental Cliff Dwelling

Montezuma Castle is a national monument located in the western US state of Arizona. Although the name of the monument suggests a connection with the Aztecs, Montezuma Castle was in fact built by the Sinagua, a pre-Columbian culture that lived in the area. Moreover, the monument is not a castle, but a cliff dwelling consisting […]

Mysterious Medieval Castle Found Near Historic Shropshire Manor Home

Archaeologists from the British firm Dig Ventures have been excavating a mysterious mound located near Soulton Hall , an ancient manor house turned tourist attraction near the village of Wem in Shropshire, West England. What they’ve just discovered during these explorations may dramatically alter everything historians thought they knew about the Soulton Hall site. Believe […]

Lost Swedish Mythical Castle Found In Dry Lake By Clever Archaeologist

Lost for over three centuries, the so-called Swedish mythical castle of Sörby has been rediscovered in an ancient, ritualized landscape knitted together with sacrificed humans, animals and over a kilogram of gold. Until now this ancient mythical castle had only been a rumor among historians and archaeologists. The castle was the largest castle in, which […]

Turkish Archaeologists Find Byzantine Castle at Akyaka, Western Turkey

A team of Turkish archaeologists have been busy since 2020 performing excavations at one of western Turkey’s richest historical and cultural sites. Within the borders of the coastal village of Akyaka, located on the Gulf of Gökova in the southwestern Turkish province of Muğla, they have been searching through ruins associated with the ancient city […]

Rare Ancient Dutch Castle is Bigger and Better than Expected!

The Netherlands isn’t known as a country that announces archaeological discoveries every week. However, there are countless ancient sites of medieval interest in the Netherlands, ranging from Anglo-Saxon holy wells, churches, cathedrals and missionaries, to stone landmarks commemorating medieval murders. But one find, hidden beneath the country’s medieval top soils, according to a news report […]

Dover Castle: The Key to England at the Gateway to Europe

Dover Castle has been dubbed the “Key to England” due to its location at the frontline of defense. Dover has played an important role in Britain’s history, both as a trading port and as the gateway to England, due to its being the closest town to continental Europe. Although the current castle dates to the […]

Spectacular Caerlaverock Castle Is Under The Climate Microscope

Climatology experts are working with archaeologists in examining the impact of medieval climate change on one of Scotland’s oldest stone castles. Caerlaverock Castle lies less than 3 miles (4.8 km) from the sea in a well-known wetland preservation zone. If you like your 13th century castles with a degree of  spectacular, then Caerlaverock Castle is for […]

Something in the Water: Kenilworth Castle and a History of Rebellion

Kenilworth Castle is a ruined castle located in the market town of Kenilworth, in Warwickshire, a county in the West Midlands, England. It is believed the site was occupied by a fortified structure as early as the Anglo-Saxon period, but that this had been destroyed subsequently. What is certain is that a castle was built […]

The Medieval Mayhem of Framlingham Castle

Framlingham Castle is a Medieval castle located in Framlingham, a market town in the eastern English county of Suffolk. The first castle was built during the 11th century and was originally a timber structure. Soon after, this wooden castle was replaced by a stone one. In the centuries that followed, Framlingham Castle was witness to […]

Researchers Discover Ancient Urartian Castle in Eastern Turkey

A team of archaeologists from Van Yüzüncü Yıl University recently unearthed the remains of a 2,800-year-old castle in eastern Turkey, which was first reported by Turkey’s Anadolu Agency , one of the country’s top media outlets. The team discovered the buried castle at an altitude of 8,200 feet (2,500 meters), on a rugged mountain peak […]

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