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A bailey or ward in a fortification is a courtyard enclosed by a curtain wall. In particular, an early type of European castle was known as a motte-and-bailey.

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A motte-and-bailey castle is a fortification with a wooden or stone keep situated on a raised earthwork called a motte, accompanied by an enclosed courtyard, ...

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A motte-and-bailey is a form of castle situated on a raised earthwork and surrounded by a ditch and protective fence. This was the most common form of castle in ...

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May 17, 2018 ... The motte and bailey castle was an early form of medieval fortification especially popular with the Normans in northern France and Britain ...

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Motte and bailey castles were immensely popular for nearly 200 years. Learn what made this castle-design a key element in the Norman conquest of Britain.

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The bailey was an open area inside the castle complex that contained the domestic and other necessary buildings of castle life. The inner bailey was an area ...

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What were the first castle like? The first proper castles built in England were the Motte and Bailey castles. A drawing of the old motte and bailey castle of ...

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Visit this site dedicated to providing information about the Bailey.Fast and accurate details about Parts of castles including the Bailey.Learn about the purpose, ...

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Bailey: This is a courtyard or open space surrounded by walls.The walls that make up the Bailey are also considered to be part of the Bailey. A castle could have ...