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Post by sujin007 on Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:08 pm

Windsor Castle is the Oldest Still-Occupied European Castle.At about 900 years old, Windsor is still occupied by Queen Elizabeth II , one of the many facilities she calls home.

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Post by sujin007 on Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:10 pm

Originally, it was a wooden motte-and-bailey-type castle built by William I as the first in a series of nine castles. Since it was the oldest inhabited castle..

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Post by sujin007 on Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:12 pm

Later it was renovated with stones and was given a few additions by way of some outer walls and a round tower by a generous Henry II.

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Post by sujin007 on Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:14 pm

Sounds similar to the way every elected U.S. President has added a new feature to the White House, most recently with President Obama’s basketball court. Whatever you can do to call it home…

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Post by dipeshgainju on Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:53 am

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