Posts Tagged ‘Medieval history’

Canterbury Castle in Kent built as one of the earliest Norman castles in 1066. Originally a woodern castle it was replaced by the surviving stone structure between 1100 -1135. Its highpoint in history (or indeed its low point) was when it was captured and held by the invading French army in 1380.

A plan of the interior

A model of what it looked like in 1135

The standing exterior wall

Some more pictures of Canterbury Castle




These are some pictures of a replica medieval trading ship, the Lisa von Lubeck, which visited Kings Lynn in 2009 as part of the celebrations of the ports connections with the Hanseatic ports of the Baltic




For more information on the shipübeck