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Military - Offensive

Military - Offensive


The castle was primarily a base from which the lord and his armed horsemen could control the surroundings countryside. Castles and knights, the unique products of feudal society, thus went together, the latter forming a heavy cavalry and a military elite. The range of the castle was the range of the horse, some ten miles if one returned the same day.

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