Castle at War: The Story of a Siege
Dramatic "eyewitness" accounts and highly informative text combine with detailed artwork to bring key historical events to life in an important new series of in-depth information books for 8 year-olds and up - Each title focuses on a topic of interest to this age group, who are hungry for facts. DK Discovery Guides make learning memorable-as well as fun ! - The series combines DK's main strengths: the accuracy of cutaway cross-section artwork and the immediacy of original photography with strictly factual yet richly evocative storytelling - The DK Discovery Guides will be a major resource for young students.
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14th century animals anvil archers arrow loops attacking army baron basinet battle bellows besieged billhook bird blacksmith block boar Caerphilly carpenter castle walls castle's chains chaplain chisel Chitor clothes coat of arms Concentric castle constable crops crossbow deer defenders ditch dogs drawbridge ENEMY APPROACHES Fact file falcon Falconry fighting fire fitted foot soldiers forge garrison gatehouse gates giant catapult glaive Golden Horn Goodrich Castle guard gules hammer heated helmet high table horseback horses hounds huge hunting huntsmen inside the castle iron keep land leather legs Longbow lookout lord lord's lord's private meat medieval men-at-arms mended metal missile moat Motte and bailey murder holes Osaka PANNAGE Pantler Peasants pieces of armor plates Pleshey protected repaired rock Scullion shape shoe shoot siege siege engines spear spoons STONE MASONS strong sword tenants tower town walls trebuchet troops tunics Turkish villagers wardrobe weapons wheel wood wooden wound