THE CASTLE AT WAR IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND AND WALES

SPENCER (D.)

L025

£20.00

336pp., 20 illus. 2018. Dramatic events such as the epic sieges of Rochester in 1215 and Kenilworth in 1266 are covered, as well as details of castle building, garrisoning and provisioning. Changes in castle architecture, military technology and weaponry are traced, including the rise of gunpowder weapons.