The Medieval Castle: Life in a Fortress in Peace and War

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Taplinger Publishing Company, Jan 1, 1971 - Architecture, Medieval - 262 pages

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Why Castles were Evolved
The Precursors of the Castle
The Motte and Bailey Castle

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Philip Warner left Cambridge in 1939 and joined the Army at the outbreak of war. He served until 1945, mainly in the Far East. Subsequently, he became Assistant-Principal in H.M. Treasury, lectured for the British Council in Spain, and is now a Senior Lecturer at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. He is well known as a military historian and among his published works are ‘ Sieges of the Medieval Ages’ , ‘ The Medieval Castle’ and ‘ The S.A.S. 1941-71’ . He is also author of all the titles in Osprey’ s ‘ British Battlefields’ series.

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