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Constantinople – glorious capital of the Byzantine empire!

A visit to Istanbul – once called Constantinople and capital of the Byzantine Empire

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Mogadouro – a Templar stronghold in northern Portugal

A visit to the Templar castle in Mogadouro in north east Portugal

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Reusing Roman buildings during the Templar period

Medieval walls were often built on top of earlier Roman fortifications as can be seen in York

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The lost castles of London – buried under the city’s streets

The lost castles of London – buried under the city’s streets including Baynards castle and Montfichet Tower

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London riots – in the Middle Ages

London has a long history of riots going back hundreds of years to the Middle Ages

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London Beefeater loses the plot – or not

I work not far from the magnificent Tower of London – where the keep, built in the eleventh century by William the Conqueror, seems a lot smaller against the increasing number of skyscrapers but still holds its own. This Beefeater,…

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