Why are clocks called clocks?

Clock come from old words such a clocca or cloche meaning bell. Most people were unable to read when clocks were introduced, bells were added so that people would know the time even if they could not read or see the clock. Out in the fields for instance.
Clock come from old words such a clocca or cloche meaning bell. Most people were unable to read when clocks were introduced, bells were added so that people would know the time even if they could not read or see the clock. Out in the fields for instance.