How Many Years Did it Take to Build a Castle?

Today a Castle could be built in a matter of weeks with the new technology, but how long did it take our ancestors to build a stronghold? Building a castle in the Middle Ages took anywhere from two to ten years. The location, strategic importance, logistics, the budget allocated, and many other small aspects directly … Read more

What is the Oldest Castle in England?

When we dive into the history of England there is always a castle and every story, but have you ever wondered what the oldest castle in England is? The oldest castle in England is Berkhamsted Castle built in 1066 by Robert of Mortain, the half-brother of William the Conqueror. An early Norman Motte-Bailey Castle built … Read more