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Medieval Castle History, Design of Medieval Castles, Haunted Castles:

Medieval Castle History, Design of Medieval Castles, Haunted Castles:
Medieval castles in Europe were built over a period of more than 500 years - from around 1000 AD to 1550 AD. Indeed they were built so well that many medieval castles (or at the very least their ruins) can still be seen today - a legacy that allows us the privilege of some truly tangible history. Many people are fascinated by {*style:<a href=''>*}medieval castle history{*style:</a>*} because so many castles are linked to major historical events including many {*style:<a href=''>*}medieval battles{*style:</a>*}. Others find medieval {*style:<a href=''>*}castle design{*style:</a>*} of interest as it saw dramatic changes over the years - from early motte and bailey castle design through to large concentric castle building.

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Medieval Macabre These illustrations of medieval Devils, Demons, Witches, & Monsters are from authentic period sources. There are no 20th century-inspired fantasy images in this collection, nor any modern art with a medieval theme - these are the true visions our medieval ancestors had of the preternatural, the supernatural, and the unwordly. Gallery One | Gallery Two | Gallery Three | Gallery Four | Gallery Five The Hans Holbein Alphabet of Death | The Hans Holbein Dance of Death Each gallery contains 30 images.

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