Here’s what’s going on this week in our current production, Battle Castle:
Battle Castle: host Dan Snow details Conwy Castle’s peculiar curvature
Battle Castle host Dan Snow explores Conwy’s great hall and details the reason behind its unusual shape. This Welsh castle was built by King Edward I in Snowdonia, Wales, and was tested with Madog ap Llywelyn led a medieval rebellion against the English and their Iron Ring of fortifications in the late 13th century. The secrets of this mighty castle’s build and details of the siege it faced are revealed in Battle Castle: Conwy.
Dan’s blogs will be released every Thursday on YouTube, unveiling details related to the stories that will be profiled in the Battle Castle shows
Battle Castle: Conwy – the winds of Wales
Medieval siege tip of the week:
@Battlecastle Oct. 12,
3 ways to #gomedieval
Awesome medieval moments on the web, chosen by The Gatekeeper:
Creative forum for teaching medieval history
Kids food from the Middle Ages to your table
Paper trebuchet takes down office monotony
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