Discovery of ancient wall near Ashridge House

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A WALL that protected a prince and two princesses in the 16th Century has been found.

Berkhamsted Archaeological Society made the find at Ashridge House using a map of the estate that dates back to 1762.

The group believe the wall was built around a former 13th Century monastery after King Henry VIII dissolved it and made it Crown property.

The 16th Century ruler built the wall to protect children Mary, Elizabeth and Edward who lived there before they became Monarchs.

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