Worksheet One This worksheet accompanies slides 6–7 of Why were Motte and Bailey Castles Important.ppt Motte and Bailey Castles
Label the diagram below and then match each label to its description.
Motte – defensive mound of earth.
Bailey – living area for soldiers and animals.
Keep – the safest part of the castle.
Moat – made it harder to reach the castle walls.
Palisade – fence which protected the bailey.
Bridge – connected the motte and the bailey.
Killing Ground – exposed terrain surrounding the castle.