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From building a moat to planning a siege: this fascinating book is filled with stories about castle life.
How were castles built, fought over, lived in? This engaging book tells all Learn the difference between donjeons and dungeons (it's important), the best time of year for a siege, and how 40 pigs managed to bring down a fortress. See how the lord and lady, their knights, and their workers ate, kept clean, and entertained themselves. From the ravens in the Tower of London to household tips on food, fire, and bedding, Castles: A Very Peculiar History
is filled with fascinating facts and stories.