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The general features of Early Medieval fortified settlements

What did Early Medieval fortified settlements look like?

In the previous step, you shared possible examples of Early Medieval fortified settlements all over Europe.

Now, in this video, we’ll take a closer look at these settlements, particularly their purposes, general characteristics, and evolution. We will also talk about the role of aristocracies in the establishment of such settlements.

After watching, feel free to share your questions, insights, or sentiments in the Comments section.
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