What Is a Motte Castle?

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A motte castle is a castle with stone or wooden keep situated on a raised earth work, usually accompanied by an enclosed courtyard and, it is surrounded by a protective ditch and palisade. These types of castles were built across northern Europe from the 10th century and they were very easy to build.
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A motte castle is a type of castle that was built on a raised earthwork called a motte, and was accompanied by an enclosed courtyard, or bailey, surrounded by a protective ditch and palisade filled with water as a preliminary line of defence. They were mostly built using forced labour and were built across northern Europe from the 10th century onwards, spreading from Normandy and Anjou in France, into the Holy Roman Empire in the 11th century.
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