The earliest castles were made by England's first knights, the Normans, in motte
and bailey style.
This simple method used earth and wood to build the castle
quickly in a few weeks.
Generally, mottes were
crowned with a wooden tower which was basically a look-out and an elevated
fighting point. Often times, the tower provided accommodation for the lord
of the castle. Later, some of these wooden towers were replaced by stone
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