Medieval Castles

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What were murder holes?

They were holes in the ceiling just after the front gate. The holes were used for dropping large stones on attackers who got through the front gate.

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This is a set of flashcards about many subjects related to medieval castles. It describes ways of attacking and defending castles and the parts of a castle. This is meant for a quiz that I'm taking, but if you want you can just use them as fun facts! ♥♥♥
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