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The town is dominated by the castle, which was started in 1190. Middleham Castle in Wensleydale, in the county of North Yorkshire, was built by Robert Fitz Ralph, 3rd Lord of Middleham & Spennithorne The Nevilles acquired it through marriage in the 13th century and called it the "Windsor of the North". It was subsequently acquired by Richard III in 1471 and is where his son was born. Richard III ( 2 October 1452 &ndash 22 August 1485) was King of England from 1483 until his death This castle in now a ruin, after having been dismantled in 1646. The keep, which was built by Robert Fitz Ralph in the 1170s survives to this day along the 13th century chapel and the 14th century gatehouse. A keep is a strong central Tower which is used as a dungeon or a fortress The Church of Saints Mary and Alkelda dates to the 14th century and boasts a 3 m high Perpendicular font cover and a copy of the Middleham Jewel. Alkelda is an Anglo-Saxon saint (d c 800 of whom almost nothing is known and whose existence has been questioned
Today the town is a modern centre of horse racing in the UK and is home to the Middleham Trainers' Association. This article is about the sport For other uses see Horserace (drinking game or Horse race (politics. The first racehorse trainer to train at Middleham was Isaac Cape in 1765. In Horse racing, a trainer is responsible for preparing a horse for races Today there are several racehorse trainers based here including Mark Johnston Patrick Haslam and Ian Jones. For the Australian author see Mark Johnston (author Mark Johnston (born October 10, 1959) is a Racehorse Patrick Haslam is a racehorse trainer based in Middleham North Yorkshire Ian Jones may refer to Ian Jones (author, Australian author and film writer Ian Jones (rugby player, New-Zealand rugby player Racing is the number one employer in the town. Tourism is the second biggest industry in the village.
Middleham is twinned with the northern French town of Agincourt.