Windsor Castle in the History of the NationBook - 1974
Windsor Castle was founded by William The Conqueror as part of a ring of defences around London. The first castle was a motte and bailey fortification, which consisted of a wooden fort built on top of a high mound. William the Conqueror's youngest son, Henry I was the first monarch to build a residence within the Upper Bailey, where the royal residence remains today.
Publisher: London, EN : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, ©1974
Characteristics: 254 p. : illus. (part col.) ; 26 cm.
Alternative Title: Windsor Castle in the history of England