Middle Ages (1154 to 1485 AD)


Tensions between England and Scotland were high during the 13th and 14th centuries and there were frequent border skirmishes and conflict, such as Battle of Otterburn (1388). Many of the regions castles were built during the Middle Ages (also known as the Medieval period).

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Warkworth castle medieval day

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Aydon Castle
- Aydon Castle is a 13th century English manor house, located one mile from Corbridge. The house was heavily fortified on the outbreak of Anglo-Scottish warfare. It was pillaged and burnt ...
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Finchale Priory
- Finchale Priory was a  Benedictine priory built in the 13th-century. The ruins of the Priory are located by the River Wear, four miles from Durham. It is a Grade I ...
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Auckland Castle
- Overview About Auckland Castle Map Street View A manor house and hunting lodge constructed by Bishop Pudsey around 1183 AD. A hundred years later Bishop Bek converted the manor house ...
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Newcastle Town Walls
- Overview About the Town Walls The defensive Town Wall at Newcastle was built in the 13th and 14th centuries at a time when the North of England was under frequent ...
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Tyne and Wear HER(11101): Newcastle, medieval town
- "Newcastle developed at the lowest bridging point across the River Tyne, where the river is fairly narrow and flows between high steep banks. Several streams flowed into the Tyne through ...

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Medieval hygiene

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