Edinburgh Castle 's Black Dinner

Edinburgh Castle 's Black Dinner

The infamous Red Wedding, from G.R.R. Martin's "A Storm of Swords," was inspired by real-life events which took place at Edinburgh Castle in 15th century Scotland. During the "The Black Dinner," 10-year-old King James II of Scotland invited Earl William Douglas and his younger brother to a feast, during which he had them seized, taken from the hall and murdered.

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