of My Ancestors
Castles & Manor Estates
of our ancestors
Tower of London 'The White Tower'- still owned by royalty of England.
William I The Conqueror
Also MANY other castles built by William I
Windsor Castle- Still a royal residence
Dover Castle- is now an English Heritage site
Palace of Westminster, Now- 'The Houses of Parliament'
Al-Karak Southern Jordan
'Kings of Jerusalem'
Siltric I Castle,
King of Dublin & York
Built on Roan Fortifications
Dinefwr Castle- Now a ruin owned by The National Trust
'House of Dinefwr
Many Welsh Castles TBA
Dunkeld Castle - Demolished, it once stood in the vicinity of Dunkeld Cathedral, Dunkeld, Perthshire Scotland.
'House of Dunkeld'
Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, Malcolm II King of The Scots
Chateau de Nuef en Cote d Or
Châteauneuf-en-Auxois, Burgundy, France
COMTE GUERIN DURANDONNAT LUCAS
Chateau neuf en-Boutières
SEIGNEUR GULLIAUME de Chateau Neuf en Boutieres
Bedford Castle- Demolished
Baron of Bedford,William de Beauchamp
Penshurst Castle & Manor
Humphrey Stafford,1st Duke of Buckingham
The High House of Stafford, Now shops and offices
'House of Stafford'
John of Cranford
Cranford st John
st Dunstan Church & Parish
built in 1684 for Leonard Fosbrooke
' The Fosbrokes'
Middle Hope Manor
Lower House Farm, Shropshire
Ruin of Castle Senlis,
the place of election of Hugh Capet
The Tower of London
The White Tower
Built by William I, for his residence.
The Old Palace of Westminster
Possible site of DUNKELD CASTLE , ruin to the left is Bishops Tower, big house in the middle is DUNKELD HOUSE ( Picture 1693)
BEDFORD CASTLE, artist impression above
Left what remains in 1979
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Early 20th century SHARDLOW HALL
Then during 1910-1935 it was used as a school
TO THE RIGHT how it looks now, empty
HIGH HOUSE OF STAFFORD
Siltric I Castle
Castle of Niort
Niort, Deux-Sevres France
The castle was started by Henry II Plantagenet in the 12th century and it was completed by his son Richard the Lionheart. Today The castle houses several museums, including an archeological museum on the ground floor.