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The medieval castle in Ireland and Wales

essays in honour of Jeremy Knight

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Published by Four Courts in Dublin, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • Wales,
  • Ireland.,
  • Wales.
    • Subjects:
    • Castles -- Ireland -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Castles -- Wales -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Archaeology, Medieval -- Ireland.,
    • Archaeology, Medieval -- Wales.,
    • Ireland -- History -- 1172-1603.,
    • Wales -- History -- 1063-1536.,
    • Ireland -- Antiquities.,
    • Wales -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-252) and index.

      StatementJohn R. Kenyon and Kieran O"Conor, editors.
      ContributionsKenyon, John R., O"Conor, Kieran Denis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA985 .M43 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination261 p. :
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3705029M
      ISBN 101851827269
      LC Control Number2003273425
      OCLC/WorldCa51737821

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      The history of Ireland from – covers the period from the arrival of the Cambro-Normans to the reign of Henry II of England, who made his son, Prince John, Lord of the Norman invasions of and , Ireland was under an alternating level of control from Norman lords and the King of usly, Ireland had seen intermittent warfare between provincial kingdoms.   Conwy Castle is a medieval fortification on the north coast of Wales, built by Edward the I in the 13th century during his conquest of the country. It still stands as one of medieval Europe’s grandest fortresses, with eight linebacker towers that sit atop a .

      North Wales Conwy Strollable coastal town surrounded by the best medieval walls in Britain, cradling a handful of fun sights, and crowned by Wales' best castle — one of the most purely delightful towns of its size. Caernarfon Salty, scruffy town worth visiting just to explore Wales' most famous castle. Snowdonia National Park Home to hobbit-cute villages (Beddgelert, Betws-y-Coed), the. The castles and churches books contain numerous black and white photographs and many plans reproduced to a set of common scales to allow comparisons of buildings of similar types (e.g. all churches, keeps, tower houses, gatehouses, etc. at , and courtyard castles mostly at , earthworks and large sites at ).


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