Berkhamsted Castle | Edward III Renovates the Castle

Berkhamsted Castle

1336: Edward III Renovates the Castle

John, Earl of Cornwall, dies and Edward III takes possession of Berkhamsted Castle as his main residence. He begins major renovation work on the dilapidated castle, including repairs to the great tower, the painted chamber, the chapel and defensive walls.


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