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Castle Rising

Castle Rising, in Norfolk, was built in about 1150 by William d'Albini, Earl of Sussex, who also owned Arundel Castle. Much of its square keep, surrounded by a defensive mount, is intact, and it is now in the care of English Heritage.

During the Anarchy it was the site of a mint producing pennies for King Stephen.

Between 1330 and 1358, it was the residence of the disgraced former queen, Isabella of France, who may have died here.



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