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Castles

Castles Why Castles were necessary A castle is a structure that is protected against attack with several parts to it including: thick walls, battlements, towers, a moat etc.  During medieval times they were essential to protecting a King or Queen … Continue reading

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Castles

The First castle was built in 1066 by William the Conqueror.   Why were castles necessary in medieval time? Castles were necessary in medieval times because they needed and had to have protection from the foreign invaders, which was mainly … Continue reading

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Castles in Medieval Europe

Why were castles necessary and what were they used for? Castles were a very important part of the medieval European times. Most castles were built in the 12th century to the 15th century. Castles were very important back then because to some … Continue reading

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The Hundred Year War

Origin of the Hundred Years War Since the beginning of the nineteenth century, the term ‘The Hundred Years War’ was adopted by historians to describe the sequence of conflicts that erupted between England and France from 1337 – 1453 AD. … Continue reading

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Weapons and Armour

S words There are many types of swords the type of sword that I am going to talk about on this page is the Long Sword. The longsword, with its longer grip and blade, appears to have become popular during … Continue reading

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The Medieval Church

The Importance of the church in the middle ages: Q1- in the middle ages, religion was very important for the Europeans. Catholicism was probably the major religion in Europe in the middle ages. They had other famous religions were Judaism … Continue reading

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Medieval Castles

Use of Castles! Castles was a major part of Medieval Times and they were used for many different reasons. Firstly Medieval Castles were mainly used to protect Nobles from war. It was a strong structure that protected the people from … Continue reading

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