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A Mini Guide to Medieval Castles | Animated History

A Mini Guide to Medieval Castles | Animated History

A medieval castle had two purposes: it was both a fortification and the home of a lord. The first castles were just earthwork enclosures. Later, earth mounds and timber towers were built, forming a type of castle called a motte and bailey. However, the timber constructions were vulnerable to fire, so shell keeps were built …

Exploring an Abandoned Fortress!

Exploring an Abandoned Fortress!

(suspenseful music) (panting) – Mario! Mark! Where are you? (tropical music) As you leave the coast of Portland, Maine, behind, you don’t have to travel far to find adventure. And today, the crew and I are going to explore an abandoned island that is home to one incredible historic landmark. Located in Casco Bay, Hog …