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Ludlow Castle

Founded by William De Lacy in the wake of the Norman conquest in 1066, Ludlow castle is one of the finest in the country. It was the headquarters of the Council of the Marches founded by Edward the IV in the 15th century to administer Wales and the border counties. Henry VII’s son Arthur lived here as Prince of Wales with his new wife Catherine of Aragon. When he fell ill and died in 1502 he was succeeded by his younger brother Henry who took Arthurs widow for his wife. The rest, as they say, is history…


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