Norman Conquest castle site
n.b. Some argue that England has never recovered from this military land-grab and its top-down government. There was nothing civilising about the Roman dictatorship, nor the Norman invasion. Our revolution of 1642 – 1660 ultimately failed.
Look at us! We still have unelected Lords involved in setting legislation and a head of state who inherits the job. Laugh and the whole world laughs with you?