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The battering ram will easily knock down the wooden palisade surrounding the bailey but you are not going to be able to push it up the steep slope of the m
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To place a castle under siege is usually a last resort and is used to starve the occupants of the castle into surrender. You need to surround the castle wi
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Digging a tunnel underground in order to light a fire under the castle walls was used if it was impossible to approach the castle without being attacked. T
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You could use a catapult to fire stones at the castle but these early catapults were not very accurate and it would be difficult to hit the walls of the bu
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History Podcasts

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If all other methods have failed then this may be your only option. To place a castle under siege is usually a last resort and is used to starve the occupa
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