1469: Cecily, Duchess of York
Edward grants Berkhamsted Castle to his mother, Cecily, Duchess of York. The castle has become increasingly unfashionable in senior royal circles, and is now used as Cecily’s main residence.
Berkhamsted Castle Trust
Berkhamsted Castle Trust manages the Berkhamsted Castle site in partnership with English Heritage under a Local Management Agreement. Our volunteers rely on the generosity of the public.