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Castles of Britain and Ireland : the ultimate reference book with over 1,350 gazetteer entries

Author: Plantagenet Somerset Fry
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This reference brings to life every aspect of castles and castle life: why and how they were built, the weapons that were used in them, their social life in ordinary and extraordinary times, their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Somerset Fry, Plantagenet, 1931-
Castles of Britain and Ireland.
Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles, 1996
(OCoLC)609414203
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plantagenet Somerset Fry
ISBN: 0715302426 9780715302422
OCLC Number: 37887600
Description: 336 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: What is a castle?; timber and earth castles in Britain and Ireland; stone castles in Britain and Ireland; building castles; attack and defence; gunpowder and firearms; castles in Wales; castles in Scotland; border castles; castles in Ireland; life in a mediaeval castle; the fortified manor-house; coastal fortresses in England and Wales; the end of the castle; introduction to the gazetteer. Gazetteer: England; Ireland; Scotland; Wales.
Responsibility: Plantagenet Somerset Fry.

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