Life in a Castle

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Selections from medieval art, and modern photographs and illustrations trace for children the evolution of castles from fort to magnificent home. Life in a Castle shows the activity around the castle, from the lords and ladies in the Great Hall and the Solar, to the cooks in the kitchen and the servants and craftspeople in the bailey. Children will also learn about:

the master mason and the other craftspeople who built the castle

how castles were defended against attacks

siege weapons

crusader castles built in the Holy Land

feeding the castle community
 

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Contents

The Age of Castles
5
Motte and Bailey
6
Castles of Stone
8
io Defending a Castle 12 Crusader Castles
12
Castle Community
14
The Keep
16
The Great Hall
18
Feeding the Castle
20
The Solar
22
In the Bailey
24
Beyond the Walls
26
The End of Castles
28
o Forts of the World 32 Glossary and Index
32
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