National Geographic : 1936 Jul
© National Geographic Society Finlay Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams HERE KINGS AND BARONS PLAYED STAR ROLES IN ENGLISH HISTORY The scene from this meadow across the Avon was not always so peaceful. William the Conqueror used aformer Warwick fortress asheadquarters during his campaign in England. Here Warwick the "Kingmaker" imprisoned Edward IV, whom he later deposed. Caesar's Tower, right, believed to be the oldest part of the castle, is 147 feet high and is based on solid rock, preventing underground attack.