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?…

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Time Pieces History Project Item 36: Warkworth Castle

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – Warkworth Castle.  Warkworth Castle – Introduction to Item 36  Yet another place in Northumberland we visited regularly as children – scrambling up and down…

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