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Sap To undermine a wall
Shell Keep A high circular or many sided keep built on top of a motte with domestic buildings inside
Shield Used for protection against blows during combat. Made from wood or metal and held by a strap at the rear.
Siege The blockade of a castle or town to force the surrender of the occupants.
Siege tower A timber tower sometimes with wheels that attackers used to reach the height of the castle
Slight To destroy a castle and make it useless
Spingald War engine used for throwing large arrows. Similar to a ballista.
Tabard A tunic having no sleeves and open at the sides that is worn over the armour and decorated to show the wearer's faction
Tenant-in-chief A lord who has been given land by a king
Trebuchet Siege engine used to throw large objects
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.