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Marc Morris

Published: May 1, 2010 at 1:45 pm
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  • Castles in Britain, 1066–1500
  • The Great Hall
  • Saturday 6 October
  • 15.00–16.00

Castles are the most popular and prominent monuments in Britain, but also perhaps the most misunderstood. Always associated with sieges, battering rams and boiling oil, they actually fulfilled a much broader range of functions. Marc’s talk will explore what castles were really for.


Dr Marc Morris is a historian and broadcaster who specialises in the Middle Ages. His books include King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta, The Norman Conquest, and A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain.


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