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THE EARLY NORMAN CASTLES
OF THE BRITISH ISLES
BY ELLA S. ARMITAGE
HONORARY FELLOW OF THE SOCIKTY OF ANTIQUARIES OF SCOTLAND
AUTHOR OF "THE CHILDHOOD OF THE ENGLISH NATION"; "THE CONNECTION
WITH PLANS BY D. H, MONTGOMERIE, F.S.A.
Page 34, note 1.-For "construerat” read “construxerat."
the castle of the Norman Giffards is now almost obliter-
of the Norman Giffards, now almost obliterated."
and Dumfries,” read “Galloway (Wigton, Kirkcudbright,
land in March 1900, are incorporated in various parts of the book, but these have been recast in the fuller treatment of the subject which is aimed at here.
The rest of the work is entirely new. No serious attempt had been made to ascertain the exact nature of Saxon and Danish fortifications by a comparison of the existing remains with the historical records which have come down to us, until the publication of Mr Allcroft's valuable book on Earthwork of England.