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Rougemont Castle

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Rougemont Castle, also known as Exeter Castle, is the historic castle of the city of Exeter, Devon, England. [1]

53 relations: Anglo-Saxon architecture, Artillery battery, Æthelstan, Baldwin de Redvers, 1st Earl of Devon, Baldwin FitzGilbert, Barbican, Bideford witch trial, Castellan, Coldplay, Curtain wall (fortification), Devon County Show, Domesday Book, English Civil War, Exeter, Exwick, Fealty, George Oliver (historian), Georgian era, Gytha Thorkelsdóttir, Harold Godwinson, Heavitree, Her Majesty's Courts Service, History of ballooning, Hugh Fortescue, 1st Earl Fortescue, James Wyatt, John Norden, Joseph Hall (bishop), Listed building, Norman conquest of England, Northernhay Gardens, Orderic Vitalis, Outer bailey, Outwork, Palladian architecture, Penguin Books, Perkin Warbeck, Prebendary, Quoin, Richard III (play), Richard III of England, Rougemont Gardens, Rougemont, North Carolina, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Sally port, Scheduled monument, Second Cornish uprising of 1497, Siege engine, Stephen, King of England, Stockade, Thomas Westcote, ..., Urban planning, Viva la Vida Tour, William the Conqueror. Expand index (3 more) »

Anglo-Saxon architecture

Anglo-Saxon architecture was a period in the history of architecture in England, and parts of Wales, from the mid-5th century until the Norman Conquest of 1066.

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Artillery battery

In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of artillery, mortars, rocket artillery, multiple rocket launchers, surface to surface missiles, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles etc, so grouped to facilitate better battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems.

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Æthelstan or Athelstan (Old English: Æþelstan, or Æðelstān, meaning "noble stone"; 89427 October 939) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 924 to 927 and King of the English from 927 to 939.

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Baldwin de Redvers, 1st Earl of Devon

Baldwin de Redvers, 1st Earl of Devon (died 4 June 1155), feudal baron of Plympton in Devon, was the son of Richard de Redvers and his wife Adeline Peverel.

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Baldwin FitzGilbert

Baldwin FitzGilbert (died 1090) (alias Baldwin the Sheriff, Baldwin of Exeter, Baldwin de Meulles/Moels and Baldwin du Sap) was a Norman magnate and one of the 52 Devon Domesday Book tenants-in-chief of King William the Conqueror.

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A barbican is a fortified outpost or gateway, such as an outer defense to a city or castle, or any tower situated over a gate or bridge which was used for defensive purposes.

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Bideford witch trial

The Bideford witch trial resulted in hangings for witchcraft in England.

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A castellan was the governor or captain of a castellany and its castle.

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Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead singer and pianist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL).

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Curtain wall (fortification)

A curtain wall is a defensive wall between two towers (bastions) of a castle, fortress, or town.

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Devon County Show

The Devon County Show is an agricultural show held annually from Thursday to Saturday in the third week of May at the Westpoint Arena and Showground in Clyst St Mary near Exeter.

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Domesday Book

Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.

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English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.

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Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon, England, with a population of 129,800 (mid-2016 EST).

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Exwick is an historic parish and manor in Devon, England, which today is a north-western suburb of the City of Exeter.

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An oath of fealty, from the Latin fidelitas (faithfulness), is a pledge of allegiance of one person to another.

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George Oliver (historian)


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Georgian era

The Georgian era is a period in British history from 1714 to, named eponymously after kings George I, George II, George III and George IV.

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Gytha Thorkelsdóttir

Gytha Thorkelsdóttir (Gȳða Þorkelsdōttir, 997 – c. 1069), also called Githa, was a Danish noblewoman.

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Harold Godwinson

Harold Godwinson (– 14 October 1066), often called Harold II, was the last Anglo-Saxon king of England.

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Heavitree is an historic village and parish situated formerly outside the walls of the City of Exeter in Devon, England, and is today an eastern suburb of that city.

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Her Majesty's Courts Service

Her Majesty's Courts Service (HMCS) was an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and was responsible for the administration of the civil, family and criminal courts in England and Wales.

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History of ballooning

The history of ballooning, both with hot air and gas, spans many centuries.

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Hugh Fortescue, 1st Earl Fortescue

Hugh Fortescue, 1st Earl Fortescue (12 March 1753 – 16 June 1841) was a British peer, created Earl Fortescue in 1789.

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James Wyatt

James Wyatt (3 August 1746 – 4 September 1813) was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style and neo-Gothic style.

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John Norden

John Norden (1625) was an English cartographer, chorographer and antiquary.

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Joseph Hall (bishop)

Joseph Hall (1 July 1574 – 8 September 1656) was an English bishop, satirist and moralist.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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Norman conquest of England

The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.

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Northernhay Gardens

Northernhay Gardens are located in Exeter, Devon, England, on the northern side of Rougemont Castle.

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Orderic Vitalis

Orderic Vitalis (Ordericus Vitalis; 1075 –) was an English chronicler and Benedictine monk who wrote one of the great contemporary chronicles of 11th- and 12th-century Normandy and Anglo-Norman England.

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Outer bailey

An outer bailey or outer ward is the defended outer enclosure of a castle.

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An outwork is a minor fortification built or established outside the principal fortification limits, detached or semidetached.

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Palladian architecture

Palladian architecture is a European style of architecture derived from and inspired by the designs of the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio (1508–1580).

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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Perkin Warbeck

Perkin Warbeck (c. 1474 – 23 November 1499) was a pretender to the English throne.

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tags--> A prebendary is a senior member of clergy, normally supported by the revenues from an estate or parish.

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Quoins are masonry blocks at the corner of a wall.

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Richard III (play)

Richard III is a historical play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written around 1593.

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Richard III of England

Richard III (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485) was King of England from 1483 until his death at the Battle of Bosworth Field.

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Rougemont Gardens

Rougemont Gardens is an ornamental open space adjacent to Rougemont Castle in the city of Exeter, Devon, England.

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Rougemont, North Carolina

Rougemont is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Durham and Person counties, North Carolina, United States.

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Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) is a museum and art gallery in Exeter, Devon, the largest in the city.

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Sally port

A sally port is a secure, controlled entryway to a fortification or prison.

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Scheduled monument

In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a "nationally important" archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.

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Second Cornish uprising of 1497

The Second Cornish uprising is the name given to the Cornish uprising of September 1497 when the pretender to the throne Perkin Warbeck landed at Whitesand Bay, near Land's End, on 7 September with just 120 men in two ships.

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Siege engine

A siege engine is a device that is designed to break or circumvent heavy castle doors, thick city walls and other fortifications in siege warfare.

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Stephen, King of England

Stephen (Étienne; – 25 October 1154), often referred to as Stephen of Blois, was King of England from 1135 to his death, as well as Count of Boulogne from 1125 until 1147 and Duke of Normandy from 1135 until 1144.

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A stockade is an enclosure of palisades and tall walls made of logs placed side by side vertically with the tops sharpened as a defensive wall.

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Thomas Westcote

Thomas Westcote (c. 1567 – c. 1637) (alias Westcott) of Raddon in the parish of Shobrooke in Devon, was an English historian and topographer of Devon.

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Urban planning

Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and design of land use in an urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas, such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks.

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Viva la Vida Tour

The Viva la Vida Tour was the fourth concert tour by British band Coldplay.

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William the Conqueror

William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.

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