Home of the Kings
Introduction to Castles
Castles were developed during the Medieval times. The were built by the Normans starting in 1066 in England. They were used as protection against invasions. The castles era started about 1000 years ago and lasted about 500 years. The castles had different types of architecture, which includes towers and narrow halls. The architecture style changed depending on the era and the type of king and kingdom. Allthough life on the inside of the castles were often boring the castles were homes to Kings and royal families.
Some of the top Castles in the UK
Built by William the Conqueror in 1068 in Warwickshire, England.
Tower of London
Located on the north bank River Thames in central London, England.
Built in the 12th century and is described as "A Key to London". It is found in Kent, United Kindom