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Life inside a Castle

Life in the early castles was far from comfortable. The wind whistled through the wooden shutters in the windows and most people slept on benches or on rough mattresses in the great hall.

By 1200s, castles had well furnished bed chambers and living rooms, heated by large open fires and lit by candles.

Life in a Medieval Castle
This page contains information about the activities and daily life in a castle. Most of us fantasise about living in a castle ........ But, despite all the glamour we see in movies and conjure up in our imaginations, medieval castle life was not necessarily easy.

Life in a Medieval Castle
A look at daily life in a Welsh castle. Talks mainly about the different

Daily life in medieval castles
Feasting and enjoying food was an important part of medieval life. Tournaments often went on for several days. The activities included jousting, archery competitions, sword fights, and wrestling competitions. The main event was a joust. Two men charged on horse back with wooden lances and tried to knock each other off. Both men wore armour and their horses wore richly embroidered cloth. The lances took a lot of skill, because they were long and heavy. rooms.

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