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Why is a stone-keep castle stronger than a motte and bailey castle?

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December 13, 2008 8:38AM

A stone keep castle is stronger than a motte and bailey castle because motte and bailey castles were made out of wood. Stone is stronger than wood for these reasons: * Wood rots quickly (stone dosn't) * Wood burns (stone dosn't) * Wood isn't as strong as stone