Posts Tagged ‘castle’

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 […]

Bolsover Castle: 11th Century Fort Bloomed Into Stunning Residence

Bolsover Castle is a famous and unusual castle in Derbyshire, a county in England’s East Midlands. Although the current building was constructed during the 17th century, the history of Bolsover Castle stretches back to the 11th century. Whilst the original castle primarily served a defensive purpose, the 17th century one was constructed as a luxurious […]

President Biden Meets With Queen Elizabeth At Windsor Castle

WINDSOR, England (AP) — President Joe Biden and his aviator sunglasses met Queen Elizabeth II on a bright Sunday afternoon. The queen hosted the president and first lady Jill Biden at Windsor Castle, her royal residence near London. Biden flew to London after wrapping up his participation in a three-day summit of leaders of the world’s wealthy democracies in […]

Carlisle Castle: The Most Besieged Castle in Britain

Said to be “the most besieged place in the British Isles,” Carlisle Castle was built towards the end of the 11th century in the border city of Carlisle in the north of England. The site has seen a lot of action over the centuries, having previously been occupied by a Roman fort and particularly due to […]

Why Have Centuries-Old Monkey Bones Just Been Found inside Nottingham Castle?

Once a proud symbol of the British Middle Ages, Nottingham Castle was closed for redevelopment and refurbishment in 2018. In the midst of the excavations, the  BBC reports that archaeologists came across something that was completely out of the blue! During the £30 million (about $42 million) refurbishment, the bones of three monkeys dating back to […]

Spain’s Sagunto Castle: From Iberian Arse To Roman Sagunto and Beyond!

Sagunto Castle is located not far from the city of Valencia, on the east coast of Spain. The parts of Sagunto Castle that are most visible, i.e., its defensive walls, date largely to the Islamic period, with modifications from later times. Nevertheless, the site also contains remains from earlier eras, such as the Roman period. […]

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