People and Places - The Story of Castle Rushen: Europe's best-preserved Medieval Castle

Published on 13 Mar 2017

Castle Rushen on the Isle of Man is the best preserved medieval castle anywhere in Europe.

It was started by the last of the Manx Viking Kings in the 13th century and since then it has witnessed extraordinary events and been lived in by some extraordinary people.

Presenter Charles Guard discovers its history, learns how it worked as a defensive building and tells the story of some of its more colourful characters.

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