Infobox Historic building
caption=Castle Rushen seen from Castletown's
Isle of Man
Magnus III of the Isle of Man
Castle Rushen ( _gv. Cashtal Rushen) is a medieval
castlelocated in Castletownin the south of the Isle of Man. It towers over the Market Square to the south-east and the harbour to the north-east.
The castle was built to protect the entrance to the
Silverburn Riverand was gradually developed between the 13th and 16th century. King Magnus III, the last Norse ruler of Mann and the Isles, founded Castle Rushen sometime around 1250and the Norse Sudreyan Royal House used it as their residence until the 1266Scottish take-over. Today, it is run as a museumby Manx National Heritage, depicting the history of the Kings and Lords of Mann.
Castle Rushen also gives its name to the nearby high school,
Castle Rushen High School.
King of Mann and the Isles
* Rev. Joseph George Cumming - wrote about the castle and the Isle of Man.
author-link=Joseph George Cumming
title=The Story of Rushen Castle and Rushen Abbey, in the Isle of Man
publisher=Bell & Daldy
* [http://www.castletown.org.im/heritage/castle_rushen.html Castle Rushen at castletown.org.im]
* [http://www.gov.im/mnh/heritage/museums/castlerushen/castletour.xml Tour of Castle Rushen]
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