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Understanding the castle ruins of England and Wales

Lise Hull

Understanding the castle ruins of England and Wales

how to interpret the history and meaning of masonry and earthworks

by Lise Hull

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Castles -- England -- History,
  • Castles -- Wales -- History,
  • Historic buildings -- England,
  • Historic buildings -- Wales,
  • Fortification -- England -- History,
  • Fortification -- Wales -- History,
  • England -- Antiquities,
  • Wales -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLise Hull.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA660 .H946 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22542603M
    ISBN 109780786434572
    LC Control Number2008040568

    You wouldn’t guess from the ruins you see today, but Denbigh Castle was intended to be one of the most formidable fortresses in the whole of Wales. Denbigh is technically a member of Edward I’s ‘iron ring’ of castles: a series of strongholds built in the late s to help this fearsome king overcome Wales. Castles of England and Wales Content Page Return to the Previous Chapter (HOME) and the family of the Norman adventurer left their name upon the map of Wales in the county where the ruins of their great castle may be seen. At Arundel Roger built a stockaded stronghold with a mound and court. Click the book image to turn to the next.

    Welsh Castles: Photos & History About The Great Castles In Wales Welsh castles are the undisputed jewel of the country’s tourism industry. Indeed, with more than castles in a recognisable state of repair, Wales can boast the greatest density of castles of any country in the world. Thus Kenilworth is an illustration of the many valuable military lessons brought home from the East by the Crusaders. It might be expected of a Midland castle, which defended England against no foreign enemy, that its history would be one of baronial ambition and of civil war.

    The grassy hilltop at the textbook motte-and-bailey Norman ruins at Pickering, in the North York Moors, is perfect for understanding the fort's strategic location. These landmarks from times past tell their stories all over Great Britain. Make time for both castle types . A dungeon is a room or cell in which prisoners are held, especially underground. Dungeons are generally associated with medieval castles, though their association with torture probably belongs more to the Renaissance period. An oubliette or bottle dungeon is a basement room which is accessible only from a hatch or hole (an angstloch) in a high ceiling; however, the description of these.


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Hull’s book can be usefully compared with Stephen Friar, The Sutton Companion to Castles (Gloucester, Eng., ), which is organized in an alphabetical encyclopedia format.

Friar’s book is a third longer, printed on glossy paper, and offers color plates as. This is a list of castles in Wales, sometimes called the "castle capital of the world" in view of their high density. Wales had about castles, of which over are still standing, either as ruins or as restored rest have returned to nature, and today consist of ditches, mounds, and earthworks, often in commanding positions.

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