Chateau-Gaillard -- The Stronghold of Richard the Lionheart (Visited on October 1, 2011) in an Outstanding Position Dominating the Seine and Les Andelys

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The round shape gave less hold to projectiles, which had no salient angle to catch. In addition, it allowed for shooting slantwise through the arrow slits from any point of the wall, and thus the rampart had no dead angles The Moat
Les Andelys Suspension Bridge
Dominating the Seine and Les Andelys


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