Rating: 8,5/10 (200 votes)Carisbrook Castle is a castle in the center of the Isle of Wight, where King Charles I of England was imprisoned in 1647-1648. there is a castle in the village of Carisbrook, which is in the southwestern part of the main city of the Isle of Wight Newport. In 1100, the castle of Carisbrooke was transferred to the king's supporter Richard de Reviere. He significantly expanded the fortification built here during the time of the Anglo-Saxons. His descendants continued this business. During this period, the fortress was built in the style of"mott-and-bailey". In 1293, after the death of Isabella de Fortibus, Countess of Devon, the castle passed into the possession of the English monarchical family. At the end of the 16th century, the fortress was completed. George Cary, second Baron Hudson, was sent to the island to prepare a defense against the Spanish invasion. In 1647 Carisbrook Castle became the place of imprisonment for Charles I, who was defeated in the English Civil War. He stayed here for 14 months until he was transferred to Hearst Castle, where he was tried and executed. The youngest daughter of Queen Victoria, Princess Beatrice was Governor of the Isle of Wight from 1986-1944. In 1988, she organized a museum in the castle, and in 1914 she converted it into her summer residence.
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Topic: Carisbrook Castle in Great Britain, Isle of Wight resort.