The Story of Castle Rushen: One of Europe’s best-preserved Medieval Castle…


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Date: March 28, 2018

01) The Story of Castle Rushen: One of Europe’s best-preserved Medieval Castle


“Castle Rushen on the Isle of Man is one of the best preserved medieval castles anywhere in Europe.
It was started by the last of the Manx Viking Kings in the 13th century and since then it has witnessed extraordinary events and been lived in by some extraordinary people.
Presenter Charles Guard discovers its history, learns how it worked as a defensive building and tells the story of some of its more colourful characters.

Produced by Culture Vannin.
Culture Vannin exists to promote and support all aspects of culture in the Isle of Man. We develop innovative, inclusive and exciting projects that promote and support all aspects of Manx culture.

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https://www.culturevannin.im/

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2 thoughts on “The Story of Castle Rushen: One of Europe’s best-preserved Medieval Castle…

  1. feinmann0

    ‘Tis a shame there is no Isle of Boy. If there was, I am sure it would flourish from the tourism garnered. Closest thing to it historically might be Wilhelm von Gloeden’s enterprise at Taormine on the island of Sicily. Just look at the list of noteworthy individuals attracted to Island at the prospect of seeing for themselves naked native Sicilian boys: andrejkoymasky.com/liv/glo/glo01.html

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