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 basinet bellows besieged billhook birds blacksmith block boar Bowmen built Caerphilly carpenter castle walls castle's chains chaplain Chitor cloth coat of arms Concentric castle constable CRENELLATION crops crossbow deer defenders ditch dogs drawbridge enemy FACT file falcon Falconry fire fitted forge garrison gatehouse gates giant catapult Gong farmer Goodrich Castle guard gules hammer helmet high table horseback horses huge Hunting crossbow huntsmen inside the castle iron keep lance land leather legs longbows lookout lord lord's machicolation masons meat medieval men-at-arms metal missile moat mortar Motte and bailey Murder holes º º ºº Osaka outer Peasants pieces of armor plates Pleshey portcullises protected repaired rock Scullion shape shoes shoot siege engines ſº spear spoons squire steward stone stored strong sword tower town trebuchet troops tunics Turkish villagers weapons wood wooden wound