Battle Castle

2014
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Malaga - Malaga was transformed into a military stronghold by Muslim leader Yusuf I and his successors in the 14th century. Situated in Granada in Spain, its unprecedented military passageway, vast underground chamber system and brilliant watchtower network are testament to its role as the eye of an empire. Historian Dan S...
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Malbork - Built by German Teutonic Knights in the 13th century, Malbork Castle in Poland is the greatest fortification built by medieval knights during the Baltic Crusades. Believed to be the largest brick castle in the world, its ingenious moat system, stand-alone tower and lofty High Castle place it among the Teutonic Or...
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Comwy - Built by King Edward I of England in the late 13th century in northern Wales, Comwy Castle was designed to suppress Welsh rebellions against English rule. Positioned on the River Conwy, the castle's deadly entrance, lofty crenellated towers, and cleverly-designed river gate are statements to its determined King and...
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Dover - Historian Dan Snow unravels the stories of six of the world's most famous castles. Built by King Henry II in the late 12th century, Dover Castle's magnificent square keep, intimidating forebuilding and innovatively-shaped towers live up to its reputation as the key to England. Dan joins the castle at the moment it ...
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Château Gaillard - Historian Dan Snow unravels the stories of six of the world's most famous castles. Perched high above the River Seine, Château Gaillard's knife-like keep, arced-stone wall and multiple baileys speak to its military purpose. Constructed by King Richard I in the late 12th century, it was engineered to coun...
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S1 Ep1

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Crac des Chevaliers - Historian and presenter Dan Snow unravels the stories of six of the world's most famous castles. These are the sites of some of the most legendary power struggles of all time. All are all prime examples of their era, a testament to the engineering and military expertise of the day. We join each castle...
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