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Medieval Castles

Question:
What were murder holes?
Answer:
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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Last update by altman.rachel on 03/25/2012
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Medieval Castles
Medieval Castles
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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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Question: What were murder holes?
Answer: 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.