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July 2023
In this blog, we go back to the 15th century to take a look at the final time when Bamburgh Castle sat at the centre of a Kingdom before being reduced to rubble. More specifically, we go back to 1464 when Bamburgh was besieged by Yorkist forces.  The King at the time was King Henry...
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During the 12th Century, the third Earl of Northumbria was Robert DeMowbray, two previous Earls had died violently. He resided in Bamburgh Castle under the rule of King William II. A plot was developed to get rid of King William II also known as William Rufus, and replace him with Stephen of Aumale, his cousin....
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