Stone / Cliff-top
Not complete but much survives
Only open at certain times
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Another castle was built by Edward I's master castle builder, James of St. George in North Wales.
Denbigh Castle and its town were attacked during the Welsh uprising. The castle may have been captuted.
King Louis XI of France provided Jasper Tudor, the Earl of Pembroke, with three ships and fifty soldiers to invade Wales. The small invasion force planned to gain support against Edward IV and help the Lancastrian garrison trapped at Harlech Castle. The castle was surrounded by the English so Pembroke attacked and occupied Denbigh gaining many supporters. Lord Herbert was dispatched to deal with the threat and defeated Pembroke who managed to escape.
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