Battle at the Castle by Rupert Matthews

By Rupert Matthews

In the course of the letters of a squire of the knight Sir Edmund Perry, readers are immersed within the lifestyles at Oxney fort in Medieval England. In conflict on the fort young children simply starting to learn how to learn will event the thrill of a match, the arrangements for an assault, and the motion of the conflict. might help arrive in time to avoid wasting the citadel lower than siege?

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Please come. Everyone wants to thank you for getting the message to the King. 29 5 Castle Facts 6 2 7 1 3 4 1. Bailey During a siege, local people camp here for safety. 5. Tower Men in the towers shoot arrows at the attackers. 2. Walls The stone walls protect the bailey from attack. 6. Keep This is the strongest tower in the castle. It is the last defense if the enemy enters the bailey. 3. Moat The moat is filled with water to make an attack more difficult. 7. Great hall The Lord of the castle uses the hall for meals.

Walls The stone walls protect the bailey from attack. 6. Keep This is the strongest tower in the castle. It is the last defense if the enemy enters the bailey. 3. Moat The moat is filled with water to make an attack more difficult. 7. Great hall The Lord of the castle uses the hall for meals. Most of the castle staff sleep in here. 4. Gatehouse The gate is the weakest part of the defenses. 5 meters) long missive written message or letter coracle small, round boat siege when an army surrounds and tries to capture a castle ha’penny coin worth half of a penny trebuchet a giant sling Index archer 10, 26 armor 10, 16, 25, 26 Array 9, 15, 16 bailey 7, 17, 20, 30 ballista 20, 22, 31 Baron de Gilles 19, 25, 28 coat of arms 13, 19 fence 23 herald 19 keep 7, 20, 30 King of England 26, 29 knight 7, 9, 12, 13, 19, 26 Lord Oxney 5, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20, 25, 29 Oxney Castle 5, 7, 9, 16, 19, 25 St.

Moat The moat is filled with water to make an attack more difficult. 7. Great hall The Lord of the castle uses the hall for meals. Most of the castle staff sleep in here. 4. Gatehouse The gate is the weakest part of the defenses. 5 meters) long missive written message or letter coracle small, round boat siege when an army surrounds and tries to capture a castle ha’penny coin worth half of a penny trebuchet a giant sling Index archer 10, 26 armor 10, 16, 25, 26 Array 9, 15, 16 bailey 7, 17, 20, 30 ballista 20, 22, 31 Baron de Gilles 19, 25, 28 coat of arms 13, 19 fence 23 herald 19 keep 7, 20, 30 King of England 26, 29 knight 7, 9, 12, 13, 19, 26 Lord Oxney 5, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20, 25, 29 Oxney Castle 5, 7, 9, 16, 19, 25 St.

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