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Enemies at the Gate: English Castles Under Siege from the 12th Century to the Civil War

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Enemies at the Gate: English Castles Under Siege from the 12th Century to the Civil War - Humphrys, Julian
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Buried beneath the crumbling grey walls of England's majestic castles lie some of the most colourful stories in history - tales of triumph and disaster, courage and cowardice, loyalty and betrayal, ingenuity - and stupidity. Enemies at the Gate takes an entertaining look at English castles under siege, from the tunnels and trebuchets of the early Middle Ages to the Civil War when many fortifications, left undisturbed for centuries, were suddenly propelled into the forefront of national events. Telling the stories of both ...

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Enemies at the Gate: English Castles Under Siege from the 12th Century to the Civil War 2007, English Heritage

ISBN-13: 9781905624263

Hardcover