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The Haunted Warwick Castle

The Warwick Castle – Built by William the Conqueror it was supposed to serve as a defense base for the area but fate had another plans for it. The castle was used as a prison in its lifetime frequently. The most famous prisoner that was held in it was Edward IV king of England along with his wife Margaret of Anjou.

Nowadays most of castles and fortifications seem to be out of their initial purpose and they only act as historic places for attracting curios tourists but The Castle of Warwick has managed to play a more important rule, it has become residence of ghosts. It is said that the castle has been haunt by Sir Fulke Greville. Fulke, a poet, was very keen on the castle and spent a lot to restore it and for some reasons it turned one of the servant furious, he believe that their master paid a lot more attention to the castle but not enough to him. In anger stabbed the master and in a short while turned the knife back to himself and committed suicide. It is said that since then there has been many un-explainable incidents that leaves no option expect believing that the castle is hunted.

The Warwick Castle is enormous. As any fortress is enclosed inside a thick and tall wall with six towers which were used not only for monitoring any suspicious movement around it but also as prisons. Bear and Clarence towers monitor the main entrance, Guy’s and Caesar towers are residential with a dungeon in the basement of Caesar tower.

If you are a traveler and only want to stay a few nights in Birmingham there are quite a large number of places to stay near the castle specially a great range of self catering castles around. There is also a great range of hotels from two to five-star with rates that would suit everyone. If you like to read about haunted places you should definitely take a look at these 10 เรื่องมหาลัยหลอน.

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