Henry III and Saxon Towers at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England

In their hurry to get inside the castle, most people give this ensemble a passing glance. On the left is the King Henry III Tower. Also called Henry of Winchester, he reigned for 56 years during the 13th century. From 1240 through 1263, the monarch ordered the building of an extravagant palace in the Upper Ward for himself and his queen, Eleanor of Province. On the right is the Saxon Tower. It now houses administrative offices for the castle.


Windsor SL4 1NJ, UK


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