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It is a middle aged type of castle, with a lookout area on a hill - (the motte) and a small town where everyone lived all inside a big fence with a ditch/moat and a drawbrige ect they were made out of wood - which was later replaced. :D

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Stone castles, Concentric castles, Motte and Bailey Castles

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What castles did they have in Medieval Times?

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Motte and Bailey Castles, Concentric Castles and Stone Castles protect you when you are under attack. These type of castles where used by the Normans after they had taken control of England. They built castles all around the Country. The castles got most the English men under control. The few that they hadn't got under control led rebellians to try and destroy one of the Normans' castle. The castles were too powerful and always overpowered the rebellers.

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