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A catalogue of the medieval muniments at Berkeley Castle

A catalogue of the medieval muniments at Berkeley Castle

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Published by Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Berkeley Castle -- Archives -- Catalogs.,
  • Land tenure -- England -- Gloucestershire.,
  • Gloucestershire (England) -- History -- Sources.,
  • Gloucestershire (England) -- Genealogy.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBerkeley Castle muniments
    Statementedited by Bridget Wells-Furby.
    GenreSources., Genealogy.
    SeriesGloucestershire record series -- v. 17-18
    ContributionsWells-Furby, Bridget., Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20096544M
    ISBN 100900197609, 0900197617

    Castle enthusiasts, medievalists, military buffs and historical researchers will find this book fascinating and useful. A good choice for public libraries that serve adventuresome travelers. Copying requests for private research purposes are usually granted, but written permission must be gained in advance. Illustrations, drawings, and cutaways are used throughout to effectively inform readers about castle life in both everyday situations and during a siege. Leading from the Buttery is an underground passage to the main well of the castle, which is beneath the Courtyard.

    Do you hold letters and diaries of family members? For additional books on medieval castles, or any other subject, please use the Amazon. The present owner of the castle, Major R. And we have links to books on medieval tournaments and medieval architectuure. John Smyth was steward to the family from to his death in

    Includes construction details and good illustrations. Most of these families split off from the main family in the medieval period. Construction[ edit ] Shell keep and inner gatehouse, viewed from the outer bailey The first castle at Berkeley was a motte-and-baileybuilt around by William FitzOsbern shortly after the Conquest. This book illustrates in text, color photographs, some spectacular, and fine drawings and plans, fortified churches.


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A catalogue of the medieval muniments at Berkeley Castle book

See how battlements, portcullis and drawbridges were used to defend the castle. Robert's son Maurice married Alice de Berkeley ensuring that the ownership of the castle remained in the Berkeley family.

While many were erected to defend Christianity, we also see here examples from Islam countries and the Himalayas.

The appendix lists other useful resources, a glossary, and a bibliography for adults and children. Edward was imprisoned in April within the castle. Part of the Book of Revelation, in Norman French, was at one time written on the chapel ceiling.

Please contact the Estate Archivist for more details. The Castle muniments focus on the estates and properties owned by the family over the centuries.

Illustrations, drawings, and cutaways are used throughout to effectively inform readers about castle life in both everyday situations and during a siege. Also included are reproductions of period paintings, and simple drawings that directly support the text.

Although the text coverage of this book is interesting, the color illustrations are what make the book. Excavations in have located much of the castle's layout including walls and buildings. Includes color illustrations and high-quality photographs, along with background information, historical facts, and entertaining anecdotes.

It is a small collection but contains some volumes of which few copies are recorded elsewhere in the UK. Description Castle keep, with curtain wall and inner bailey.

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Click on the book title to read more about this book. The story is told in text and many fine cutaway illustrations. Sign up to our email newsletter. Often it is possible to find a portrait of the original owner of a Book of Hours in one of the paintings.

A tour of Berkeley Castle

Payment must then be received before the research can be undertaken. Ordering your books with Amazon. The smell of hops still lingers. The next lord Berkeley, Thomas IV, was the greatest patron of scholarship of his age.

Instead, the painters placed the figures in contemporary settings showing, for example, medieval castle towers in the background of a painting of the Crucifixion. A great book for those interested in medieval architecture. The presentation is factual, with clear illustrations that include a variety of illustrations and full-color photographs.

Listed Building Report Late 11th century castle rebuilt in the mid 12th century with 13th century and mid 14th century alterations. Click on book title to read more about this book.HISTORY OF STOKE GIFFORD Edited by Adrian Kerton Some Historical Events in Stoke Gifford The Rise of the Berkeleys: An Account of the Berkeleys of Berkeley Castle, Part II: (i) The Berkeley Lands, (ii) The Berkeleys as Local Magnates.

by. Title: A catalogue of the medieval muniments at Berkeley Castle, Volume 17 Gloucestershire record series, Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society A Catalogue of the Medieval Muniments at Berkeley Castle, Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society: Authors.

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Domesday Book. The manor of Siston was anciently part of the Forest of Kingswood which ran eastwards from Bristol. Bridget Wells-Furby (ed.), A catalogue of the medieval muniments at Berkeley Castle (2 vols.

Bristol & Gloucestershire A catalogue of the medieval muniments at Berkeley Castle, Vol. 1, pp. xxiii, [35] C.R. Elrington (ed.

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The planning and construction of a castle is described with text and carefully detailed pen-and ink illustrations. Moats, arrow loops, plumbing, portcullis, dungeons, weaponry, life in the castle is covered also.

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