A quick guide to….
Medieval castles can be found
throughout Europe
Moats are rings of waterwhich
surround the castle fordefense
In Medieval times, moats were
also used to dump garbage and
sewage
A drawbridge crossed the moat
and allowed foraccess to the
castle
Additonal stone walls also
helped to defend against
attackers
Arrow slits allowed archers to
defend from an elevated
position
The End
By : J.P. Sacchetti
For: Barbara Williams
Social Science 8Y39
By : J.P. Sacchetti
For: Barbara Williams
Social Science 8Y39
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Medieval castles

  1. 1. A quick guide to….
  2. 2. Medieval castles can be found throughout Europe
  3. 3. Moats are rings of waterwhich surround the castle fordefense
  4. 4. In Medieval times, moats were also used to dump garbage and sewage
  5. 5. A drawbridge crossed the moat and allowed foraccess to the castle
  6. 6. Additonal stone walls also helped to defend against attackers
  7. 7. Arrow slits allowed archers to defend from an elevated position
  8. 8. The End
  9. 9. By : J.P. Sacchetti For: Barbara Williams Social Science 8Y39
  10. 10. By : J.P. Sacchetti For: Barbara Williams Social Science 8Y39
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