Kenilworth Castle 

Originally built in the middle of the 12th century by Geoffrey de Clinton, the castle was in excellent shape and highly usable as a a defensive fortification and base of operations. To prevent it for being used by Cavaliers, the Roundheads destroyed much of it. was ruined by the Roundheads in the 17th century. The Midlands saw considerable action during the Civil Wars. 

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