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Motte and Bailey Castles

A short film about Motte and Bailey Castles. The film looks at why they were built, their strenghts and their weaknesses.

Motte and Bailey Castle

How I made a Motte and Bailey Castle for Year 7 History project.

Motte and Bailey Castles

Some brief and main infomation about Motte and Bailey castles. Good for History Lessons or Homework. Thanks for watching!

The Norman Conquest of England

The Norman Conquest of England This video shows how evidence of the Norman Conquest can be found all around us in our landscape, our buildings and our language. To mark the spot where King...

Motte And Bailey Castle Timelapse

credit to blackmill on the music.

Motte and Bailey Castle's

Motte and Bailey Castle's in england.

JG's Project:Motte & Bailey

If you want to build a motte and bailey castle, you will need: Oil paint or a normal Paint Double sided tape Chip Board (Green) Wood block or toothpick (small for stockade) Super Glue Wooden...

motte and bailey castle homework

Hello Mr Peters this is my homework on the motte and bailey castle.

how to make a motte and bailey castle tutorial minecraft part 1

hello this is my first minecraft tutorial vid so please comment if i should do more and stuff.

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133 news items

Rutland Times

Rutland Times
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:03:45 -0700

By Domesday (1086) this became a motte and bailey castle. The motte can still be seen in the castle grounds. Then, not long after, William the Conqueror granted part of his Lordshold containing the church to Westminster Abbey, and this became the ...

Retford Times

Retford Times
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:56:15 -0700

Laxton's motte and bailey castle mound, which is usually closed to the public, will be open on Friday May 1 from 5:20am, when local morris dancing group Rattlejag Morris will be performing at a traditional sunrise celebration to mark the first dawn of ...

Royal Central (blog)

Royal Central (blog)
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:57:33 -0700

A motte and bailey castle is a fortification with a wooden or stone keep positioned on a raised fortification called a motte together with a walled courtyard or bailey, cordoned off by a protective trench or ditch. A keep is an augmented tower ...
104.7 Minster FM
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:36:14 -0700

Tadcaster Historical Society was awarded £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Sharing Heritage programme to set up the dig at the site of the former Norman motte and bailey castle and has also received support from Tadcaster Town Council and ...


Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:38:28 -0700

The castle is thought to have been established by Roger de Montgomery, first earl of Shrewsbury, soon after the Norman conquest and was similar to a typical motte-and-bailey castle. Applicants want to turn the site, currently used as a car park, into a ...
Practical Ethics (blog)
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:22:55 -0700

A Motte and Bailey castle is a medieval system of defence in which a stone tower on a mound (the Motte) is surrounded by an area of pleasantly habitable land (the Bailey), which in turn is encompassed by some sort of a barrier, such as a ditch. Being ...

BBC News

BBC News
Tue, 31 Dec 2013 00:32:57 -0800

Plans to convert a 900-year-old castle in Powys into a tourist attraction have been given the go-ahead. Welshpool Town Council has signed a 25-year lease with private owners of the land to run the site. Powys Council is in partnership with the town ...
BBC News
Wed, 12 Sep 2012 03:33:45 -0700

The site of a 12th Century castle - one of Welshpool's earliest settlements - could become a tourist attraction. Proposals include clearing overgrown land so people can explore the motte and bailey in Welshpool and learn about its history. The town ...

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