Motte and Bailey Castle, Bayeux Tapestry

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Mark Cartwright
by Myrabella
published on 16 May 2018
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A detail from the Bayeux tapestry showing the motte and bailey structure of Dinan during the 11th century Norman conquest of Britain. The wooden palisade sits atop the motte or mound. (Centre Guillaume le Conquérant, Bayeux, France)

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Myrabella, . (2018, May 16). Motte and Bailey Castle, Bayeux Tapestry. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8757/motte-and-bailey-castle-bayeux-tapestry/

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Myrabella, . "Motte and Bailey Castle, Bayeux Tapestry." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 16, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8757/motte-and-bailey-castle-bayeux-tapestry/.

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Myrabella, . "Motte and Bailey Castle, Bayeux Tapestry." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 May 2018. Web. 25 Oct 2021.