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Grade I Listed Buildings in Warwickshire - Kenilworth Castle, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Warwick Castle, Compton Wynyates (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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Grade I Listed Buildings in Warwickshire - Kenilworth Castle, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Warwick Castle, Compton Wynyates (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Kenilworth Castle, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Warwick Castle, Compton Wynyates, Shakespeare's Birthplace, St Nicholas' Church, Kenilworth, Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon, Chesterton Windmill, All Saints Church, Weston-on-Avon, Packwood House, All Saints Church, Billesley, St Mary's Church, Warwick, Baddesley Clinton, Ragley Hall, Charlecote Park, Maxstoke Castle, Lord Leycester Hospital, Coughton Court, Stoneleigh Abbey, Arbury Hall, Farnborough Hall, Compton Verney House, Coombe Abbey, St Mary's Abbey, Kenilworth, Honington Hall, Bilton Hall, St James' Church, Great Packington, Blyth Hall, Kinwarton Dovecote, Stoneleigh Abbey Gatehouse. Excerpt: Kenilworth Castle is located in the town of the same name in Warwickshire, England. Constructed from Norman through to Tudor times, the castle has been described by architectural historian Anthony Emery as "the finest surviving example of a semi-royal palace of the later middle ages, significant for its scale, form and quality of workmanship." Kenilworth has also played an important historical role. The castle was the subject of the six-month long Siege of Kenilworth in 1266, believed to be the longest siege in English history, and formed a base for Lancastrian operations in the War of the Roses. Kenilworth was also the scene of the removal of Edward II from the English throne, the French insult to Henry V in 1414 (said by John Strecche to have encouraged the Agincourt campaign), and the Earl of Leicester's lavish reception of Elizabeth I in 1575. The castle was built over several centuries. Founded in the 1120s around a powerful Norman great tower, the castle was significantly enlarged by King John at the beginning of the 13th century. Huge water defences were created by damming the local streams and the resulting fortifications proved able to withstand assa...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-70448-7
Barcode: 9781155704487
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LSN: 1-155-70448-7

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