Kilchurn Castle, Scotland. Kilchurn Castle is a ruined 15th and 17th century structure on a rocky peninsula at the northeastern end of Loch Awe, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Access to the Castle is sometimes restricted by higher-than-usual levels of water in the Loch, at which times the site effectively becomes a temporary island.
Dunstable Priory, Bedfordshire, England. Built in the reign of Henry I in 1132. It was also the scene of the trial and divorce of Catherine of Aragon.It was here that Archbishop Thomas Crammer pronounced the marriage of Henry VIII illegal and the document he issued to record this was the last ever to describe the Primate of England as an official of the Church of Rome
At the mighty Pembroke Castle in west Wales on 28 January 1457,the only Welshman ever to become king of England was born.The man was Henry Tudor,who ruled for over 20 years as Henry VII,perhaps more importantly for the history of this country, founded the Tudor dynasty which effectively created modern Britain.He came to the throne at a troubled and chaotic time but in his 23 years at the helm he brought peace and stability to a realm that,for 30 years,had known only bloodshed and mayhem.