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Deal Castle, Kent

Deal Castle was built on the orders of Henry VIII as an artillery fortress as part of a chain of such forts to defend the downs from the threat of invasion from the Catholic alliance of France and Spain during the mid-16th century. It is one of the most impressive of the Device Forts being …

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Greyfriars Kirkyard – Edinburgh

Greyfriars Kirkyard is the graveyard surrounding Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is located at the southern edge of the Old Town, adjacent to George Heriot’s School. Burials have been taking place since the late 16th century, and a number of notable Edinburgh residents are interred at Greyfriars. The Kirkyard was involved in the history …

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