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    Exploration of Castles A.D 450 saw the creation of castles. Romans were "replaced" by Anglo Saxon foes, and these did leave behind a system of castles however these were for Motte and Bailey castles built in the reign of Edward the confessor. The Norman invasion of 1066 was one of the causes for castles to become an important part of defence. After king Harold's defeat by William the conqueror, William was concerned about how he would control the country with only

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    Castles were built as symbols of security, wealth, power and control. But, castles weren’t only for defense against the foreign invaders; they were also served as a basic tool in preserving the king’s and noble’s power over the land. This essay will be proving the hypothesis that medieval castles changed dramatically over 400-500 years due to the development of weapons used to destroy or capture them. Firstly, it will talk about the Motte and Bailey castle, outlining a range of problems within it

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    The castle was a Jacobean Manor House built for Sir Charles Cavendish c.1630. Apparently, the house has never been a family home as Sir Charles fled to the continent in 1644, having chosen the ‘wrong’ side in the Civil War. Slighting of the castle followed to prevent its use as a stronghold. Consequently, the building became derelict and it now requires urgent consolidation

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    a) How can the concepts in this chapter be applied and implemented in an organization? As we have learned, the castle is an organization that bases its mission and culture on service. The castle’s primary purpose is to serve the town and guarantee protection, and welfare to its people. Moreover, the entire hierarchical structure of the castle revolves around the ideals of serving those above me, while promoting the wellbeing of the people. For instance, the servants serve the knights and higher

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    Thornbury Castle The first part of the assignment concerns the characteristics of Thornbury Castle, and in particular its defensive and palace like features. Having visited the site, in my opinion Thornbury Castle displays both defensive and luxurious, palace like features. The Castle has the beginning of a ditch which could be argued as being a moat. Crennelations, machicolations, gun/arrow loops and portcullis grooves are all strong defensive features included

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    the medieval castle What is a castle? A castle is a properly fortified military residence. Why were castles built? Initially, they were designed and built to hold down conquered territory. They also served to intimidate and strike fear into the local peoples, were places of refuge, and places for the lords to live. They were also impressive symbols of the power and wealth of their owners. How castles came to exist in Europe? Castles were brought

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    The castle review Essay

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    The Castle The Castle, directed by Rob Sitch, is an Australian comedy, which delves into the lives of a stereotypical Australian family, the Kerrigans. The film touchs on issues close to home in a humourous way. The audience is introduced to the classic Aussie family, narrated in the viewpoint of the youngest of the Kerrigans, Dale. The setting is a lower class Melbourne suburb, adjacent to an airport. The head of the Kerrigan household, Darryl Kerrigan (Michael Caton), is simple, but a man

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    Castles have been around for a very long time. A medieval castle was the fortified home of an important person, such as a lord or king. The medieval period, also called the Middle Ages, lasted from the 5th century C.E. to the end of the 15th century. During this time, many castles were built in Europe and the Middle East. They ranged from simple wooden enclosures to vast stone palaces. The first castle to be built was in 1000 A.D. Most castles are located in England, France, Spain, Italy, Germany

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    illiteracy. Although, there was much intelligence that was sparked around this time (Castles of the Middle Ages). The first castle was introduced in 1066. This gigantic beauty was named the Motte and Bailey and was constructed in England (Motte and Bailey Castles). Castle designs soon spread throughout Europe. This was a way to defend royalty and ended up being a big advantage when used against their enemies (Middle Ages). Castles played a very significant role in this day in age when it came to their economic

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    Medieval castles In the medieval times castles were super important. They were used/known for many things. But one of the main things were that they used to symbolize the status. They usually belonged to wealthy people like kings, nobles, and knights. They used to symbolize you during war and peace. But also seats of local powers and justice. These castles were built to be strong and difficult to attack, but easy to defend. They were difficult to attack because they had huge walls between 15 to 20

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