The Woes of Warwick Castle ~ A Guest Post by N.B. Dixon

The Freelance History Writer

Warwick Castle (Photo copyright of The Freelance History Writer) Warwick Castle (Photo copyright of The Freelance History Writer)

The Freelance History Writer is pleased to welcome N.B. Dixon to the blog. She is an author of Historical Fiction, currently working on a series based around the legend of Robin Hood. Book 1: Heir of Locksley will be released December 2016. You can visit her on her website: http://www.nbdixonauthor.com/

These days, Warwick Castle is a popular tourist attraction. Visitors can explore the dungeons and climb the ramparts. There are jousting and archery events, as well as the ritual firing of the trebuchet and much more to be enjoyed. However, a single visit is not nearly enough to learn the history of this magnificent English castle. Warwick Castle boasts more than its fair share of dark deeds and tragedies.

It was begun in 1068, one of the many castles William the Conqueror ordered built in an effort to fortify his newly…

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