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Kæmpeværk fra forfatteren, som siden 1971 har været leder af Langelands Museum. De sydfynske øer udgjorde et udsat område i middelalderen. I 1100-tallet hærgede venderne øerne, og siden blev Øhavet et spændingsfyldt grænseområde mellem kongemagten og de slesvigske hertuger og holstenske grever. 23 voldsteder og den stadig bevarede, gamle rigsborg Tranekær afspejler disse urolige tider. Skaarup har undersøgt en stor del af anlæggene og sammenfatter i den rigt illustrerede bog de omfattende…

Kæmpeværk fra forfatteren, som siden 1971 har været leder af Langelands Museum. De sydfynske øer udgjorde et udsat område i middelalderen. I 1100-tallet hærgede venderne øerne, og siden blev Øhavet et spændingsfyldt grænseområde mellem kongemagten og de slesvigske hertuger og holstenske grever. 23 voldsteder og den stadig bevarede, gamle rigsborg Tranekær afspejler disse urolige tider. Skaarup har undersøgt en stor del af anlæggene og sammenfatter i den rigt illustrerede bog de omfattende…

Bitburg Castle is a medieval castle in Brunant.  The Kingdom of Brunant is an island nation in the western Mediterranean Sea.  The castle has been a museum since 1955, and it is a National Monument.

Bitburg Castle

Bitburg Castle is a medieval castle in Brunant. The Kingdom of Brunant is an island nation in the western Mediterranean Sea. The castle has been a museum since 1955, and it is a National Monument.

Peckforton Castle, Cheshire, UK  The medieval-style castle was built in the mid-19th century, was turned into a hotel in 1988, and now has 48 individual guest rooms. On the castle grounds, try your hand at falconry, archery, rappelling, and ropes courses.

9 Great Castle Hotels in Europe - Photos

Peckforton Castle, Cheshire, UK The medieval-style castle was built in the mid-19th century, was turned into a hotel in 1988, and now has 48 individual guest rooms. On the castle grounds, try your hand at falconry, archery, rappelling, and ropes courses.

The Alcázar of Segovia | Stone fortification located in the old city of Segovia, Spain.

10 Spectacularly Beautiful Castles

The Alcázar of Segovia | Stone fortification located in the old city of Segovia, Spain.

ss6shms [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Castle Middle Ages

ss6shms [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Castle Middle Ages

Medieval, Edinburgh Castle, Scotland. As one of the most important strongholds in the Kingdom of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle was involved in many historical conflicts from the Wars of Scottish Independence in the 14th century to the Jacobite Rising of 1745. It has been besieged, both successfully and unsuccessfully, on several occasions.

Medieval, Edinburgh Castle, Scotland. As one of the most important strongholds in the Kingdom of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle was involved in many historical conflicts from the Wars of Scottish Independence in the 14th century to the Jacobite Rising of 1745. It has been besieged, both successfully and unsuccessfully, on several occasions.

The anatomy of a Medieval Castle and life therein.

The anatomy of a Medieval Castle and life therein.

Don't forget that castles serve a purpose, and are not just the opulent homes of kings and nobles. I've seen this mistake a few times.

Don't forget that castles serve a purpose, and are not just the opulent homes of kings and nobles. I've seen this mistake a few times.

Wells, like this one at Bodiam castle, were essential to the survival of a castle.   Wells and cisterns were collected water for the castle. Often, the ability to access freshwater was a key factor in whether a castle could withstand a siege. Wells could be located within the keep or in the bailey. Cisterns collected rainwater from the roofs. Some castles had rudimentary plumbing that channeled water from cisterns to sinks.  Photo courtesy free-images.org.uk

How Castles Work

Wells, like this one at Bodiam castle, were essential to the survival of a castle. Wells and cisterns were collected water for the castle. Often, the ability to access freshwater was a key factor in whether a castle could withstand a siege. Wells could be located within the keep or in the bailey. Cisterns collected rainwater from the roofs. Some castles had rudimentary plumbing that channeled water from cisterns to sinks. Photo courtesy free-images.org.uk

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