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Mace A short staff with heavy head like a club
Machicolations Openings in a floor allowing missiles to be dropped on the enemy below
Malvoisin A large mound of earth or stone built by attackers near a castle used for firing from
Men-at-arms Common medieval soldiers
Merlon The 'teeth' of the battlements between crenels
Misericorde A dagger with a fine blade used to put injured soldiers out of their misery on the battlefield
Moat A ditch surrounding a building filled with water
Motte A large earth mound either natural or artificial on which a keep is built
Murder-hole Openings in a floor allowing missiles to be dropped on the enemy below
Occularium The slit in a helmet for the wearer to see through
Transport yourself back up to a thousand years and explore historical buildings as they may have appeared in the past.
Explore the bailey and wooden tower keep of a Norman motte and bailey castle
Motte & Bailey
Explore all four floors of a Norman square keep similar to Dover Castle that was built in the twelfth century.
Explore a siege landscape and learn about the siege engines used to destroy a castle.
Explore a reconstruction of Stokesay Castle, a fortified manor house from the fifteenth century.
Explore the White Tower
Explore all four floors of the White Tower at the Tower of London using the Unity 3d game engine.