A rich heritage that weaves through major events in British history


The nation’s history has sported Clifford names in war, politics and religion and our tour guides relate tales of Clifford Castles, ‘Butcher Clifford’, Clifford of the CABAL, a Secret Treaty, a King’s Mistress, a Cardinal’s daughter, tales of espionage, intrigue, bravery and disaster.

Use our interactive family history timeline opposite to explore the Clifford dynasty.