Clifford's Tower, York
View of Clifford's Tower, York in the spring sunshine with daffodils in the foreground
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Tower Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9SA

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 Clifford's Tower Timeline

1068-9York's Castles

William the Conqueror builds two motte-and-bailey castles in York, one of them where Clifford's Tower now stands.

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1069Royal Vengeance

Both castles are burnt by Danish invaders, supported by the people of York. William rebuilds the castles and as punishment lays waste to wide areas of northern England.

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