Asked in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Castles
Why does Ireland have so many castles?
Because the kings at the time in history when castle were built, wanted to protect their lands from other kings. To do this, they had to build many castles. Improvement: There are many different types of castles in Ireland, of different periods, starting from fortified medieval castles that were built as defensive structures from around the 12th century to large pleasure type castles of the neogothic or Victorian period which were built by the very rich as a status symbol. In medieval times, there...
Asked in Castles
What time period was it called when there were kings and queens and castles?
There still are kings and queens and probably still castles but I think you're referring to the medieval time. ...
Asked in Motte and Bailey Castles, Stone Castles
What are the differences between stone castles and motte and bailey castles?
stone castles are stone and motte and bailey castles are wood and easy to build ...
What does this idiom mean to build castles on air?
To build castles in the air means dream of or plan for something highly impractical or impossible. ...
Why did the normans have to quickly build castles?
they needed to build them quickly because they needed to look after the land and stone castles take 10 years to build. : ) Hope that helped . ...
Asked in Stone Castles, William the Conqueror
Why did King William I want to build his castles out of stone?
King William the I (William the conqueror) didn't build all his castles out of stone. In fact, most of the castles he built were made out of wood. These wooden castles were called Motte and Bailey castles. The castles that hedid build out of stone were called Stone Keep Castles (Stone Castles). King William built the Stone Keep Castles out of stone because stone is stronger than wood, doesn't rot within a few years and doesn't burn easily. ...