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Why the English Submission to William the Conqueror at Berkhamsted Still Matters

A talk by Professor David Bates At The Old Hall, Berkhamsted School On Friday 7th April at 7.30pm A new insight into the Norman Conquest and the English surrender at Berkhamsted will be given in a talk by an eminent … Continue reading

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Siege of Berkhamsted 800 years ago

Battlefields Trust event… “The siege of Berkhamsted Castle, 1216 Sunday 4th December 2016 To mark the 800th anniversary of the siege and capture of Berkhamsted castle by Louis of France in December 1216, Julian Humphrys will be leading a walk … Continue reading

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Alderney Bayeux Tapestry Finale

Alderney Bayeux Tapestry Finale will be displayed for the general public in the Civic Centre Berkhamsted on 2-5 Nov 2016 then for schools only on 7-11 Nov 2016 at the Old Hall, Berkhamsted School, Castle Street Campus. Any further enquiries to … Continue reading

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950th anniversary of Battle of Hastings

It’s the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings! Who had the best claim to the throne: @King_Harold66 or @Duke_William66? #Battle1066 pic.twitter.com/jMQ18yCRou — English Heritage (@EnglishHeritage) October 14, 2016

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Useful links on our Society page

On Berkhamsted Local History and Museum Society pages, you will find our articles, newsletters, programme and publications. If you’re interested in Berkhamsted history, here are links to names and places mentioned in our annual journal Chronicle contents; also the Berkhamsted Review index to Percy Birtchnell’s articles.

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Welcome to the new Berkhamsted Castle blog!

With redevelopment of the castle website comes the opportunity to keep in touch with our latest news and events. Watch this space!

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