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Carrick Castle - by the mid 16th century

Carrick Castle - by the mid century

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While fancy fortification technology was nice to have, many castles relied on a more basic and less expensive method of protection - natural defenses. Castles were usually situated on sites where the lay of the land allowed them to more easily repel assaults and protect the surrounding territory. This often amounted to natural features like a rocky escarpment or a body of water. Anything that could limit the number of approaches to get at the walls was utilized in the planning and…

Three reconstructions were required showing the initial 1595 castle built by the…

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Vorselaar Castle, Belgium - The castle De Borrekens at Vorselaar (near Herenthals) is a a medieval castle from the thirteenth century which was rebuilt in a neo-Gothic style in the nineteenth century, between

The Middle Ages, also known as medieval times, lasted from around 600 to 1500. In those days, the most powerful person in the kingdom was, of course, the king.

The Middle Ages, also known as medieval times, lasted from around 600 to

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