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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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Apr 13, 2019 ... Motte and bailey (MAB) is a combination of bait-and-switch and equivocation in which someone switches between a "motte" (an easy-to-defend ...

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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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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 a common design of castles in the Middle Ages, combining ease of construction with defensibility.

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A motte is an enditched mound, usually artificial, which supported the strongpoint of the motte-and-bailey castle, overshadowing the bailey or enclosed courtyard ...

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

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Motte and Bailey castles were the 'original castle design'. Discover their advantages and disadvantages - with lots of examples and photos.