#GoMedieval with Battle Castle: Dover, which premieres March 8 on History Television. Story, pictures and video from the one and only key to England.
Battle Castle host Dan Snow shares how to spot evidence of medieval entrance defences at Crac des Chevaliers. Using clues left in the stones, the portcullis, hinges and drawbar can be identified.
Our first motion comic reveals the backstory of Baybars, the Mamluk Sultan who besieged Crac des Chevaliers.
#GoMedieval with Battle Castle: Crac des Chevaliers, which premieres Feb. 23 on History Television. Story, pictures and video from the crown jewel of Crusader castles.
The perrier works on the principle of counterpoise, with a stone missile propelled from a sling. In this case, the arm is swung by human muscle power rather than by a heavy counterweight.