Sunday, December 9, 2012

Ancestor Stories #3 Einion of Harlech Castle

One of our ancestors was the Constable of Harlech Castle in Wales.  His name was Einion and he was born in Carniarth, Wales in the early 1400's.  Einion of Carniarth is my 18th great-grandfather (back 20 generations).

 Harlech Castle in Wales.

Front entrance to Harlech Castle.

Entrance to the inner castle.

 A view of some towers.

 Up on top of the walls.

 A view of the interior courtyard between the inner and outer walls.

 A sketch of the castle.  Note the inner and outer set of walls forming a castle within a castle.

The grounds and some outer perimeter walls.