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Thornbury Castle, Glocestershire, was begun in 1511 as a home for Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham. It is not a true castle (designed to serve as a fortress), but rather an early example of a Tudor country house, with minimal defensive attributes. Following the Duke's death Thornbury was confiscated by King Henry VIII of England, who stayed at the castle for ten days in August 1535 with his queen, Anne Boleyn.

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"We put this one together for placement at Stafford Animal Shelter in Livingston. It will provide a hotel of sorts for tons of traffic through this corridor." -Crystal Young

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Rose Garden Veranda at Stafford's Perry Hotel in Downtown Petoskey. Beautiful water views of Little Traverse Bay. www.staffords.com (photo courtesy of Photography by Paquette).

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