The view from his Pew – Dunstanburgh Castle

Built on the most magnificent scale,  the Castle stands on a remote headland in Northumberland. The castle was built at a time when relations between King Edward II and his most powerful baron, Earl Thomas of Lancaster, had become openly hostile. Lancaster began the fortress in 1313.
Built on a most magnificent scale, the Castle stands on a remote headland in Northumberland. The castle was built at a time when relations between King Edward II and his most powerful baron, Earl Thomas of Lancaster, had become openly hostile. Lancaster began building the fortress in 1313 almost in defiance to the King.
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