Castles of England
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
This book is about castles in England, their development and design through the medieval period. Castles developed throughout this period in response to the changing demands placed on them. A glossary and a time line illustrating the development of castles through history can be found at the end of the book along with a reference section detailing every castle in England.
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by E. J. MacDonald - Thomas Nelson and Sons
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