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Medieval Castles Medieval Castles were huge protection camps made to protect the king They had every kind of defense known to medieval man From murder holes to arrow-loops a castle had it Medieval castles were usually built on a high rocky cliff located by water Castle locations were very hard to find and sometimes months were spent looking for one A moat was built around the castle and was usually filled with sewage and bathroom goodies All these things played an important part in keeping the castle strong and ready to fight A couple other defenses the castle had were murder holes soldiers would dump many things on the sieging warriors Another tactic was the arrow-loops a small slender cut in the castle wall that arrows could be shot out from but not in to See Diagram Castles also had huge 20-foot walls to be protected from Only two-ways in or out from the wall were present One in the front of the castle where two iron gates had to be broken Another gate was located somewhere towards the back of the castle It was a secret gate that was very hard to find and only the king knew where the gate had been hidden The gate was used during an attack to escape from the siege In the middle of the castle there was a huge building called the keep This is where the king and queen slept the kitchen and armory was also located inside The dinning quarters the largest room inside was used very frequent and many employees were assigned to it The castle was the heart and soul of the country The king and queen and all of their loyal servants were inside running the country Thats why villains would raid the castles
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