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It illustrates the whole of the English Middle Ages and their military transformation under the effect of artillery . The English castle is to - day one of three things : a ruin , a restoration , or a fragment on to which has been ...
Although the basement under the hall remained popular with many castle - builders throughout the Middle Ages , the improvement of the defences of the bailey and the breaking up of the old " hall complex " made it no longer absolutely ...
lot of Piers the Plowman or to tell tales of the comfortable middle - class pilgrims who journeyed to the shrine of St. Thomas à Becket . Among the upper classes the fashionable craze of the time was Chivalry .
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CASTLES OF EARTH
GREAT STONE TOWERS
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