Rochester Castle | English Heritage
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The peace atRochester wasn't to last for long, and in 1264 another siege washammering at the gates, giving the castle yet another test ofstrength and endurance.
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There are no details availableat all on this event, although in the following year, 1217, afterJohn was dead and Louis had returned to France, peace was restored toRochester and the rest of the kingdom.
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KingJohn in the past has always been given bad press over his deeds asking and as a statesman, but at Rochester, not for the first time oreven the last, he showed himself to be a very competent commander inthe field, with siege warfare becoming something of a speciality.
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However, onthe 9 August, letters from John refer to his original agreementrequesting the transfer of the castle to Peter de Roches, Bishop ofWinchester and one of his close supporters.
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Walterenjoyed the custody of Rochester under Richard I, but it took KingJohn three years to confirm the custody of the castle to him in 1202,for which letters patent of John's exist.