Cas­tles: Bri­tain’s For­ti­fied His­tory

The Irish Mail on Sunday - TV Week - - THURSDAY -

Sam Wil­lis presents an ac­ces­si­ble new his­tory of cas­tles. Wil­liam the Con­queror took ‘flat­pack’ forts with him when he in­vaded Eng­land (one can be seen on the Bayeux Ta­pes­try). One of the first was at Rouge­mont Cas­tle (left) in Ex­eter.

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