Castle: A History of the Buildings that Sahped Medieval Britain {ebook} by Marc Morris – Kindle or Book



10 thoughts on “Castle: A History of the Buildings that Sahped Medieval Britain

  1. says:

    Picked up this book on a recommendation on ther AskHistorians sub reddit and it was well worth it Great reference if you want to know anything about medieval castles

  2. says:

    Very informative

  3. says:

    I have nothing against well written popular histories Unfortunately this is not one Marc Morris has produced the literary euivalent of an elderly Uncle at a wedding trying to get down with the kids by unsuccesfully attempting the latest dance movesLike the aforementioned relative he doesn t do it well and the att

  4. says:

    I am a little disappointed by this book and it isn t gripping me as much as Morris other books on medieval history It s written in a very populist way but so than his other books which benefit from being very scholarly This book feels a bit l

  5. says:

    Very enjoyable read by a splendid knowledgeable historian Highly recommended

  6. says:

    I found this book was very informative and a fascinating readThe book charts the development of the castle from the motte and bailey to the palatial castles of the 16th centuryA recommended read for anyone who wants to learn about the development and history of Britain s castles

  7. says:

    excellent book

  8. says:

    Very interesting and enjoyable

  9. says:

    A nice journey through the ages of castles and how some shaped Britain a good read and plenty of information

  10. says:

    I like all Marc Morris books Has his facts correct and it is well written Recommend

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Castle: A History of the Buildings that Sahped Medieval Britain

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Castle Wikipedia A castle is a type of fortified structure built during the Middle Ages predominantly by the nobility or royalty and by military ordersScholars debate the scope of the word castle but usually consider it to be the private fortified residence of a lord or nobleThis is distinct from a palace which is not fortified from a fortress which was not always a residence for royalty or nobility andCastle History HowStuffWorks When the castle was on low ground near a stream the moat was filled with water but such castles were comparatively rare Castles not built near water were often constructed on hilltops or other easily defensible ground In the late medieval period many castles became small communities housing soldiers servants artisans and other support personnel When the castle lost its military importance Medieval Castles Castle Facts For Kids DK Find Out A medieval castle was the fortified home of an important person such as a lord or ki I have nothing against well written popular histories Unfortunately this is not one Marc Morris has produced the literary euivalent of an elderly Uncle at a wedding trying to get down with the kids by unsuccesfully attempting the latest dance movesLike the aforementioned relative he doesn t do it well and the attempt is embarrassing Referring to monarchs as guys lame attempts at levity spattering the text with unnecessary explanations in parentheses and inserting ill advised vernacular expressions every so often makes reading this excruciating I know that this was published as a TV tie in but really don t think euating this with needing a badly dumbed down book is fair The style is also painfully uneven One could uncharitably asume that it was a cut and paste job of the tv script and chunks from his other books with the occasional new passage to link it upI have read all of Marc Morris other books and foolishly assumed that this one would at least be readable I was wrong