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Host Dan Snow tells the story of blood red rain over Chateau Gaillard.
#GoMedieval with Battle Castle: Chateau Gaillard, which premieres March 1 on History Television. Story, pictures and video from Richard the Lionheart's stronghold in Normandy.
Philip laid siege to Chateau Gaillard in 1203-1204. His son, Prince Louis, attacked Dover Castle in 1216.
King John made de Lacy the protector of Chateau Gaillard during his first war with King Philip of France.
Known as Lackland and Softsword, John was king when the French laid siege to Chateau Gaillard.
Richard I, popularly known as Richard the Lionheart, was responsible for the construction of Chateau Gaillard.
Battle Castle host Dan Snow details how a handful of French troops infiltrated one of Chateau Gaillard's walls during the siege of 1203-1204.
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