Episode 158: The History of the Castle

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, uncover the history of the structures that became mediaeval Europe’s military, political, economic, and administrative focal points: the castle, a fortified home for wealthy ruling nobles.

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Image: Camphuysen, Govert Dircksz. Slottet Tre Kronor. Oil on canvas. 1661. Via Wikimedia.

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