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Orford Castle was built under the instruction of Henry II in 1165 as a stronghold to ensure the loyalty of the local Earls and to protect against foreign invasion. It was to this castle that the wild man was taken bound in the late 12th century.

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29th Oct 2005 by Diane Earl

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English, History

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Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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castle defence Norman protection attack keep Tower Orford wild man stronghold earl

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