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CyrilVladisla 02-11-2014 06:11 PM

Pembroke Castle
 
Pembroke Castle is the only castle in Britain to be built over a natural cavern, a large cave known as the Wogan.
Pembroke Castle is the birthplace of Henry Tudor, the future King Henry VII.

CyrilVladisla 03-15-2014 09:02 PM

Pembroke was also known as, or recorded in historical documents as:

PENFRO and as PENBROCH

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CyrilVladisla 03-15-2014 09:07 PM

Pembroke Castle has been described as a certain Timber Castle.
It has also been described as a Masonry Castle.

CyrilVladisla 03-15-2014 09:12 PM

Pembroke Castle was established by the marauding Normans in about 1094.
In 1189 the castle came into the hands of William Marshal.
Over the next thirty years, William Marshal had the earth-and-timber castle transformed into a mighty stone fortification.

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CyrilVladisla 03-15-2014 09:40 PM

Here is Pembroke Castle:

Panoramio - Photo of Pembroke Castle

CyrilVladisla 05-25-2014 09:48 PM

During the reign of King Charles I, Pembroke Castle was attacked by both the Royalists and the Roundheads.

CyrilVladisla 07-14-2014 08:47 PM

In 1211 Earl William, Marshal of England entertained King John at Pembroke Castle.
King John had "come to Pembroke to cross to Ireland."


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