Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, England: Notorious for being the scene of King Edward II’s murder in the castle has remained within the Berkeley family since they reconstructed it in the century, except for a period of royal ownership by the Tudors.
Berkeley Castle has been lived in by the same family for over 900 years. Where Edward II was murdered, where the Barons of the West gathered before Magna Carta and where Queen Elizabeth I hunted and played bowls.
Site of Edward II's murder, Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire England
Berkeley Castle: Medieval Fortification in England #history | via @learninghistory
I like everything about this picture (Berkeley Square,London) from the building, to the phone booths, to the flower boxes, to the fence.yet another indication that perhaps I was born in the wrong country.
The castle doors were made in Holland and imported into England during the Known as the Apostle's door, originally there were twelve carved figures but the doors were too big to fit the castle entrance so were