Rather interesting Maidstone facts
Did you know that Leeds Castle near Maidstone is sometimes referred to as Ladiesí Castle because so many Queens of England have lived there? Eleanor of Castile and Margaret of France, Edward Iís two wives; Philippa of Hainault the wife of Edward III; Catherine de Valois, Henry Vís spouse; Catherine of Aragon, the first wife of Henry VIII (or not, your view in his reign depending on survival instincts); and even his daughter Elizabeth, the future Queen, all resided at the lovely castle at one time or another.
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