Why was Stirling Castle built?


Why was Stirling Castle built?

Built Over Many Centuries:

Stirling Castle is a complex of buildings constructed over a period of centuries. While the earliest structures are likely gone, the remaining structures date from the early 12th century with additions made in the 15th and 17th centuries.

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Although no conclusive records reveal the earliest construction on the site of Stirling Castle, the position itself reveals the purpose of...

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History of Castles in the Middle Ages


Chapter 11 / Lesson 19

Castles long served as house and home to landowners in the early middle ages. Learn about the different types of castles, how castles transitioned from wood to stone, and where they ended up in the late middle ages.

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