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These castle-wreckers signaled the end of large-scale castle building. 45 Glossary Anglo-Normans Normans who lived in England after the Norman conquest of 1066 archers A person who shoots with a bow and arrow arrow slits A narrow vertical slit in a wall for shooting or looking through or to admit light and air bailey The outer wall of a castle barbican The outer defense of a castle or walled city battering rams A heavy beam used in ancient and medieval warfare to batter down the walls and gates of a place under siege battlements The top of a wall, especially of a fort or castle, that has regularly spaced squared openings for shooting through besiege Surround a place with armed forces either to capture it or to force its people to surrender breach A gap in the fortifications or line of defense of an enemy, created by the bombardment of attacking forces cat A protective canopy wheeled to the base of a fortification.
But when edward had to return in 1282 to defeat another uprising, He began building an “iron ring” of great castles there. with these powerful symbols of english power, he hoped to secure his welsh lands. ABERYSTWYTH but now, madog ap llewelyn had taken Caernarfon before it was even finished. … 39 …why will they not accept my rule? as edward advanced down the Lleyn Peninsula, he was being watched. at nefyn, they struck. attacking the baggage train, they carried away all of edward’s supplies. ha harrr!
At nefyn, they struck. attacking the baggage train, they carried away all of edward’s supplies. ha harrr! raaaaaaaagh! rebels! 40 out in hostile country without supplies, the king ordered an immediate retreat to his stronghold, conwy castle. news came that rebels had arrived to besiege the town. get word to the rest of the army to march around to defend the town. i would sire, but the river… you need to see it. 41 edward’s army was camped on the opposite bank of the river conwy. the river’s in full flood.
Castles by Gary Jeffrey,Nick Spender