Motte and Bailey Castle - Build Model Castles
Motte and Bailey castles were first built in Normandy. When William the Conqueror invaded England in 1066, he brought this castle design with him. These castles, which were quick to build, sprang up all over England during the first years after the Battle of Hastings. This model castle provides a unique opportunity to build a castle out of toothpicks. It takes less time to build this castle than it looks. The castle shown is quite large, but smaller versions may be built. The base and motte…
Motte and Bailey Castles Designs: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Photos
Motte and Bailey castles were the 'original castle design'. Discover their advantages and disadvantages - with lots of examples and photos.