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Berkeley Town Information

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This small village outside Bristol is dominated by the 12th century Norman fortress of Berkeley Castle, the place where Edward II met a macabre death in 1327 when assassins apparently skewered him with a red-hot iron.

Nearby, the Jenner Museum is dedicated to Edward Jenner (1749-1823), who used cowpox to defeat smallpox and discovered the principle behind the use of vaccinations.

Berkeley Castle - Photo © chestertouristcom
Berkeley Castle -
Photo: chestertouristcom CCL