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Watch Towers

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For the best selling history themed tabletop games head over to warlord games and check out the BOLT ACTION WWII series! http://store.warlordgames.com/?aff=SimpleHistory For centuries watchtowers were the first line of defense against any approaching enemy a settlement might have. But […]



For the best selling history themed tabletop games head over to warlord games and check out the BOLT ACTION WWII series! http://store.warlordgames.com/?aff=SimpleHistory For centuries watchtowers were the first line of defense against any approaching enemy a settlement might have. But they rapidly developed from being simple wooden structures, containing just a couple of lightly armed men to being much bigger, taller and more elaborate stone towers containing a large number of heavily armed soldiers with the means to keep watch over a large area of the surrounding vicinity. Major Mike, is here with a vengeance! Armed with his tactical knife, he's here to do his duty and head into battle. Get the limited edition, (Ending Oct 2nd) Simple History plushie! here: https://makeship.com/products/major-mike. Become a Simple History member: https://www.youtube.com/simplehistory/join
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Created by Daniel Turner
Script: Conan White
Narrator: Bryan 'Lazlo' Beauregard Sources:
Castle
By David Macaulay
Castles and Landscapes: Power, Community and Fortification in Medieval England
By O. H. Creighton
Castles: Towers, Dungeons, Moats, and More
By Matt White
Donovan Wylie: British Watchtowers by Lousie Purbrick

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