Motte and Bailey Castle Activity


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Castles only began to be built in England after the Norman Conquest. The Normans built many to secure areas where they faced resistance, but they also built castles as a show of strength. The first castles were made of earth and wood, and could be built extremely quickly. They were called Motte and Bailey castles. Have a look at the one below.

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  • Aimed at Students studying across UK Year 7,8 & 9 or equivalent
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  • Structured information sheet & activity on Motte and Bailey castles.