World of Castles

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Kingfisher Publications, plc, 2005 - Castles - 64 pages
From how murder holes were used, to who did the laundry, find out all there is to know about life in a fortress home. The world of castles opens up as you go to a medieval market, look in on a friendly joust, and experience an enemy siege

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About the author (2005)

Philip Steele has a passion for writing about history. He is a well-known author of more than one hundred children's books, including Castles, Pirates, Knights, The Best Book of Mummies, The World of Pirates, and The World of Castles. He was a student of medieval French and German literature, and has visited castles in England, France, Germany, Spain, and Poland. He has travelled to the Valley of the Kings and other sites of Ancient Egypt, and has met mummies face to face in the Cairo Museum. Philip now lives near Beaumaris and the other great castles of North Wales.

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