Hedingham Castle, Essex, England, is a motte and bailey castle and stone keep built in the 11th and 12th centuries by Aubrey de Vere I, II, and III. Aubrey I awarded many estates by William the Conqueror upon conquest of England. Aubrey de Vere II was the second Lord Great Chamberlin of England and the de Veres held the hereditary title until 1625. Aubrey I and II my 28th and 29th Great Grandfathers.
Nottingham Castle is an earthwork motte and bailey fortress, founded in 1067 by William the Conqueror. In 1170, King Henry II, founded the stone castle, when making the site the principal royal fortress in the Midlands
Arundel Castle in Arundel, West Sussex, England is a restored medieval castle. It was founded by Roger de Montgomery on Christmas Day 1067. Roger became the first to hold the Earldom of Arundel by the graces of William the Conqueror.