Item 04: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 April-19 September 1917 - Page 21

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in 690 - 700 A.D. and the remainder in 1066 by William I. The outerwalls and a great portion of the Castle was undermined and blown up with gunpowder, so great pieces of masonry lie upturned all round.
      King Edward I was Killed here and his body afterwards hidden in a well close by. During the siege, they stripped the lead from the roof of the church and used them for bullets. For further information see Guide Book

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