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Windsor Castle in Berkshire, England. Originally built for William the Conqueror. Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world.
Medieval Castle Virtual Tour
Middle Ages TimeRef
Medieval Britain from 800 to 1499 is featured on this site. Topics include castles, medieval people and life in a castle, village, or monastery, and the feudal system. There are also timelines and links to related subjects and a glossary. Medieval Europe (c.590 - c.1500).
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Building a Castle
Even today, centuries after they were active in British history, castles demonstrate the majesty, power and wealth of their noble builders.
A brief history of castle building over the last two thousand years
he Norman Invasion
Immediately after the invasion in 1066, the Normans commenced a massive programme of castle building to protect themselves and local supporters while they advanced across the rest of the country.
Time traveller's guide to Medieval Britain
'Every great man built himself castles and held them against the king; they sorely burdened the unhappy people of the country with forced labour, and when the castles were built, they filled them with devils and wicked men,' says one contributor to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in 1137.'