Time Pieces History: S1, E4: The Motte and Bailey Castle
Why the motte and bailey castle was the perfect defensive structure for the ancient French, and how the Normans adapted it from the original design.
What You’ll Hear
- 0:45: What exactly is a motte & bailey castle?
- 1:50: Who built motte & baileys?
- 2:32: The Vikings in France
- 3:12: Warkworth Castle
Prefer to read? Click here for the transcript – no email required! This episode was inspired by a blog about Warkworth Castle in Northumberland.
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