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HIS 4a Lecture 14 Medieval Siege Movie

HIS 4a Lecture 14 Medieval Siege Movie - 11-7 Medieval...

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11-7 Medieval Siege Movie • siege against castle could take weeks or months even • castles situated on rocky crags or surrounded by water • King Edward the 1st • Welsh (Wales) • strategy was to ring the the welsh kingdom with castles • severe drain on royal finances • designed welsh castles with trebuchets in mind • walls staggered heights • slots for archers • siege against Scots • demanded all lead from churches • “Warwolf” • leveled section of wall of Sterling Castle • trebuchet • siege engines • wheels • falling counterweight allows more momentum, thus throwing
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