|Odiham Castle Key Facts|
|County||Hampshire (5 castles)|
|A castle built by King John.|
|Remains||Small amount survives|
|Access to site||At any reasonable time|
|1207 - 1212||Odiham Castle built|
|At a cost of £1200, King John built the castle of Odiham.|
|1243||Spring||Simon de Montfort gets custody of Kenilworth castle|
|Henry III bestowed the custody of Kenilworth castle to Simon de Montfort. Simon's wife Eleanor (Henry's sister) already owned Odiham Castle so Simon had two of the strongest fortresses in England under his control.|
|1258||Jun||Odiham and Kenilworth handed over to the King|
|As an act of faith, Simon de Montfort handed over his castles at Odiham and Kenilworth as part of the proposals put forward in the Provisions of Oxford.|
Episode: The Second Barons' War
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