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Medieval England. Alnwick Castle guards a road crossing the River Aln. Yves de Vescy, Baron of Alnwick, erected the first parts of the castle in about 1096. It was built to protect England's northern border against the Scottish invasions and border reivers. The castle was first mentioned in 1136 when it was captured by King David I of Scotland. It was besieged in 1172 and again in 1174 by William the Lion, King of Scotland and William was captured outside the walls during the Battle of…

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Henry Percy was born 20 May 1364 at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland, the eldest son of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, and Margaret Neville. The castle is used as a stand in for the exterior and interior of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films.

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Alnick Castle | first parts of castle erected early 11th century | Northumberland Exterior used for Downton Abbey S5 finale. Doubled as Brancaster Castle

Alnwick Castle - Northumberland - first parts of the castle built in about 1096 Wikipedia

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Alnwick Castle | Downton Abbey | Christmas special | Brancaster Castle

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Alnwick Castle | Downton Abbey | Christmas special | Brancaster Castle

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Alnwick Castle Lydon - Alnwick Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

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