Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lincoln Castle is a major castle constructed in Lincoln, England during the late 11th century by William the Conqueror on the site of a pre-existing Roman fortress. It remained in use as a prison and law court into modern times, and is one of the better preserved castles in England; the Crown Courts continue to this day. It is open to the public as a museum.When William the Conqueror defeated Harold Godwinson and the English at The Battle of Hastings on the 14 October 1066, he continued to face resistance to his rule in the north of England. For a number of years, William's position was very insecure. In order to project his influence northwards to control the people of 'Danelaw', he constructed a number of major castles in the north and midlands of England. It was at this time that the new king built major castles at Warwick, Nottingham and Yorkshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613491570X
  • 9786134915700