Caernarfon Castle or Carnarvon Castle Wales - Pictures Images Photos { 27 images } Created 30 Jan 2018

Pictures and images of Caernarfon Castle or Carnarvon Castle, Wales. The medieval fortress of Caernarfon Castle was built by Edward I of England as one of his defensive castles deigned to subdue the Welsh. Built of the site of a Roman fort Caernarfon Castle is situated on the baks of River Seiont. William the Conqueror built a motte and bailey castle at Caernarfon also to try and subdue the Welsh. When war broke out between the English and Welsh in 1282 the victorious Edward I built a series of castle in Wales to protect his realm. As part of the rebuilding of Caernarfon castle town walls and a new quay were added to Caernarfon. The castle was probably completed in 1284 because Edward II was born there. In 1301 Edward I created the title of Prince of Wales to rule over Wales. Traditionally this title has been given to the eldest son of the Monarch and the last investiture took place at Caernarfon Castle on 1 July 1969. Download pictures of Caernarfon Castle or Carnarvon Castle as stock photos or buy photo art prints o line.

RELATED LINKS
Visit our WALES HISTORIC PLACES PHOTO COLLECTIONS for more photos to browse or download or buy as prints https://funkystock.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/Images-of-Wales-Welsh-Historic-Places-Pictures-Photos/C0000UEicBhu1tQM
.
Visit our MEDIEVAL PHOTO COLLECTIONS for more photos to download or buy as prints https://funkystock.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/Medieval-Middle-Ages-Historic-Places-Arcaeological-Sites-Pictures-Images-of/C0000B5ZA54_WD0s
View: 100 | All