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June 2016 Newsletter

KENILWORTH HISTORY & ARCHÆOLOGY SOCIETY June 2016 Newsletter » Last Month: Dr Richard Buckley of Leicester University, who has been the lead figure in the whole of the “Richard III Project” from its outset, gave a very lively account of all the preparation and actual work that went into establishing that the skeleton found in the famous Leicester… Read More June 2016 Newsletter

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Siege of 1266

The Second Barons’ War & the Siege of Kenilworth – the short and long term effects both locally and nationally

Extract from KHAS original Siege booklet published 1966:  “The effects of this long siege on the lives of the local people in Warwickshire were severe.  Even before it started, the defenders were looting and destroying property and taking what they required to stock the castle.  Then the King’s army lived off the land for many… Read More The Second Barons’ War & the Siege of Kenilworth – the short and long term effects both locally and nationally

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