Motte and Bailey castles could have been located all over France and Britain but now you can't because th ey have all rotted down or have been replaced by Stone Keep castles (Stone Castles). These Motte and Bailey castles were built by King William I (William the Conqueror) in the 11th century. BANANAMAN123(NAME OF USER) EDITED FROM HER ON:::They were built by William in Britain after he took over England in 1066 at The Battle of Hastings.
they were built to scare the englishmen and to defend him.
William also put these in to keep the citizens in order, for example, lets say a guy named jack did crimes... he wouldn't any more because the castles had guards in and he would be arrested if he did .PLEASE LIKE:)
motte and bailey castles is called 'motte and bailey castles' because the motte is another word for the hill on which is the keep and the bailey is where all the people live in an area encircled by wooden posts which joins up to the hill
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stone castles are stone and motte and bailey castles are wood and easy to build
the motte and bailey castles were very week because of all the wind !"
Motte and Bailey castles were replaced by shell keeps and square towers. They were also replaced by concentric castles. The concentric castles were originally Motte and Bailey castles, but only some of the Motte and Baileys got to become them. Some of the first Motte and Bailey castles to be turned into concentric castles are Rochester castle and Warwick castle. They were cool
It was called a motte and bailey castle because of the motte as the hill and the bailey as the village
Motte and bailey castles were made out of wood.
motte and bailey castles were built out of wood
Because motte and bailey castles were only a tempory castles until the square keep castles and concentric castles were built
Motte and Bailey castles
motte and bailey castles
motte and bailey castles consist of a hill/motte, a bailey which was a living area for the soldiers and the castle which was made out of wood