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  • Essay on Knights And Chivalry

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    heavy. It weighed about 66 pounds. The knights used all different kinds of weapons. The crossbow was a type of gun that shoots arrows. Longbows shoot arrows but they could not go through armor. Longbow arrows could be started on fire and shot in to castles. Maces were like a spiked club. Axes had wooden handles and at the end of it was a sharp point. Swords were metal weapons with sharp points so when the knights went into battle they could attack on foot and could protect themselves better. Chivalry

  • Essay about The Origin of Norwich Castle

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    ditches this all this was to set in motion the ground work for the castle of Norwich. Edward Boardman a Norwich born architect completed the Norwich Castle, a medieval and fantastic defense structure in the city of Norwich which was one of the greatest castles of its time because of its architecturally advanced structure, a symbol of military power, and a symbol of political control that was founded by the Normans. Norwich Castle, a royal

  • Medieval Towns Were Surrounded By Moats

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    inside of the town. Towns are usually built around a castle or monastery, making it the center of town where most of the trade happened. Roads were very narrow, and there was not a lot of space for the population of the town to move around. Using a generic layout of a town, the main roads went from the west wall to the east wall, and the north wall the the south wall, each side of the wall had a gate entrance, where the roads meet is where the castle or monastery was most likely going to be. Most of

  • The New Terrain And Distance Viewing

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    Now, I will give some commentary from my experiences playing alpha 15. As I had mentioned, in my previous article, I rather like the new terrain and distance viewing. I am indeed excited about the new possibilities it offers for building things (as I rather like to construct buildings and make my own small towns). I have begun to explore the buildings possibilities, which I will get into later. The dynamic of progression for production has changed. The change in the steel perk, the increased number

  • Essay On Medieval Castles

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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

  • Examples Of Passion In King Lear

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    Practice can make things perfect, but it is the passion that persuades them. In King Lear, Lear’s first phase of development is about his wild enthusiasm (passion). First and foremost of the play, Lear enters his castle and begins to discuss the division of Britain between his daughters: Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia. Lear says that he will transfer his throne, but whoever expresses greater amount of their affection shall get the largest bounty; “Which of you shall we say doth love us most?” (1.1

  • Essay on Medieval Battle Tactics

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    for an attack or siege of a castle. Many tactics and strategies helped develop much-improved version of an attacking artifact, like weapons and sieging machinery. The knights of Medieval England which were the cavalry, improved as the years went by, but never actually had any tactics or strategies. The usual knight would just go out there and fight. The knights were the counter offensive against a small siege, but they were ineffective against a large siege of a castle. A siege was very essential

  • Essay on Simon vs. Roger in Lord of the Flies

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    He “led the way straight through the castles, kicking them over, burying the flowers, scattering the chosen stones,” only to remain, “watching the littluns.” Maurice, however, “still felt the unease of wrongdoing.” Jack’s only fault was yearning for power, which corrupts those who wield it

  • The Medieval Castles Of The Middle Ages

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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

  • Gunpowder Revolutionized Medieval Europe And The End Of The Medieval Style Of Warfare

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    The introduction of gunpowder revolutionized medieval Europe and hastened the decline of the knight and the end of the medieval style of warfare. Prior to this, all medieval weapons depended on the strength of the user to operate; from the largest most complex torsion and gravity driven siege machines to a poor farmer’s dirk, all weapons used human strength. While siege weapons would be dependent on leverage and a ratcheting mechanism to draw a rope to prime a ballista or ready a mangonel, other

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