|Denbigh Castle Key Facts|
|County||Denbighshire (4 castles)|
|Directions||At the south-west end of the town of Denbigh. Denbigh is midway between St. Asaph and Ruthin on the A525|
|Categories||Stone / Cliff-top|
|Remains||Not complete but much survives|
|Access to site||Only open at certain times|
|1282||Construction of Denbigh Castle|
|Another castle was built by Edward I's master castle builder, James of St. George in North Wales.|
Episode: Edward I and Wales
|1294||Denbigh attacked by the Welsh|
|Denbigh Castle and its town were attacked during the Welsh uprising. The castle may have been captuted.|
|1468||Jul||Jasper Tudor's invasion|
|King Louis provider Jasper Tudor, the Earl of Pembroke, with three ships and fifty soldiers to invade Wales. The small invasion force planned to gain support against Edward IV and help the Lancastrian garrison trapped at Harlech Castle. The castle was surrounded by the English so Pembroke attacked and occupied Denbigh gaining many supporters. Lord Herbert was dispatched to deal with the threat and defeated Pembroke who managed to escape.|
Episode: Wars of the Roses
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