Medieval Weapons: Mangonel.
Siege Engines and Others

Medieval Mangonel

The mangonel is a medieval siege weapon similar to a catapult, used for throwing projectiles at a castle’s wall.

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British Medieval Castles: Kirby Castle. Image courtesy of Walwyn and Flickr Commons.
East Midlands England

Kirby Castle

Kirby Castle is a ruined fortified manor house in Leicestershire built by Lord Hastings in 1480.

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Medieval Occupations and Jobs: Cook

Medieval Cook

Medieval Cooks usually prepared their food over an open fire. They sometimes shared communal ovens for everyone on the premises of a town.

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