National Geographic : 1936 Jul
© National Geographic Society TIME HAS DEALT KINDLY WITH WARWICK Few other medieval fortresses have survived with so little outward change as this castle. The boy Shakespeare probably gazed across the Avon towards such parapets and mullioned windows. Photographs by Maynard Owen Williams BRIGHT BERRIES BEDECK AGRIM WALL, TEN FEET THICK The vine clings near the base of Guy's Tower. Ethelfleda, daughter of Alfred the Great, built a wooden fort atWarwick about 1,000 years ago as defense against Danish invaders.