Tom Allen has recently renovated this tired 1950’s house in West Bridgford, transforming it into a contemporary home. The house had barely been touched since it was built in the late 1950’s and had been empty for over 3 years when he acquired it a couple of years ago. In addition to project managing the Continue Reading »
Rochester Castle was besieged for the third time in 1264 during the Second Barons' War (1264–1267). The castle's royal constable, Roger de Leybourne, held Rochester in support of Henry III. Rebel armies led by Simon de Montfort and Gilbert de Clare entered the city and set about trying to capture the castle. King Henry III, Simon, and Gilbert all on our ancestry family tree.