Where were castles first built?
The first castles ever built were in sri lanka.
the first castles were built in aroundAD900.
Castles were built out of stones or bricks.
Castles were first built in 1066, this was mainly due to the battle of hastings
Castles were first built in 1000's IN EUROPE. They were built before that in other continents, in Asia the were being built in 300 BC
William the Conqueror built the first wooden ones but kings after him also built their own castles.
built as protection for invaders
motte and bailey castles were the first castles built by william and later stone castles came around they were first rectangular but then were made circular which was better defence. e.t.c. ;-)
One of the oldest castles is in France built in 950 for defense against the Vikings.
by the 1100s castles were made out of stone.
they were built when facebook was was built lol
willam the great built the first stone castle
king edward built the first concentric castle
William the Conqueror first built stone keep castles to show that he is not scared of the British
wood and stones
Medieval castles were built for protection and not for comfort. The first castles were built using wood but, were found to burn easily. Stone was then used in replacement of wood.
Motte and Bailey castles were first built in 1066 by King William I (William the Conqueror) in England after the battle of hastings.
The first stone castles or fortifications, were built in Medieval England while William the Conqueror ruled. They were not built by Africans but by English peasants.
The first castle were a defencestructure or a fortress. Monarch (royalty) or nobles were the usual residents of these castles.
the first types of castles built were wooden castles but they changed it to stone because the enemies could put fire on the wooden one by:medi
Castles built by King William where built to stop the amount of rebellions that they where having. The first version of castles that he built where motte and bailey castles (made out of wood). This worked. He built many of them around the country and forced people by fright to do what he told them to. Soon, he changed some of the castles to concentric castles (made out of stone). These didn't catch on fire… Read More
They were built, to be better than the other castles and the truth is that they are the best protected castles that were built. :)
Castles were built in England during the Middle Ages and the first ones were built in the 11th century. Most of the Castles remaining in England are dated between the 13th and 15th centuries.
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Norman castles were built on mounds.
The first castles were built in England in 1066. This was after the Norman conquest, when William the Conqueror introduced them to the country.
The earliest and the proper castles were built in 1066. These castles were built in England after the Norman Conquest. They were introduced by William the Conqueror.
The stone castle was invented and first built by King William I of England (William the conqueror). He built stone castles a few years after he built Motte and Bailey castles in 1066.
he built woodern castles He built these castles in England for better defence.
Stone castles were built because they could not burn down as ealsily as wood castles can.
Early castles were built of earth and wood covered with plaster. The Normans were the first to make widespread use of masonry in the British Isles in the 11th and 12th centuries.
in 1400 castles stopped being built
over 1000 castles where built!!
Medieval castles were built out of stone, mortar, and wood.
they built round keep castles because they did
Stone or square keep castles were first built in Medieval England by William the Conqueror. Stone keep castles were the natural extension of motte and bailey castles. Motte and bailey castles were only temporary features (though many mottes exist to the day) while stone keep castles were built to last
Stone castles, Concentric castles, Motte and Bailey Castles
Stone or square keep castles were first built in Medieval England by William the Conqueror. Stone keep castles were the natural extension of motte and bailey castles. Motte and bailey castles were only temporary features (though many mottes exist to this day) while stone keep castles were built to last. (this was copyed and pasted off the website below.) Go to www.historylearningsite.co.uk/stone_keep_castles.htm for more information.
the reason william the first built castles was
Motte and Bailey
The Normans were the first to build motte and bailey castles. Their first castle built was at Mont Glonme on the river Loire in France, 990.
Medieval castles were built in 1067.(in the time of the Normans)
Most castles were built in the 16 hundreds.
Castles were built only for kings because they were used to keep the kings built.
Castles were built in lots of different countries. Initially they were built in England by the Normans.
king william built Motte and Bailey castles and also stone keep castles