Castle Hill in the First Millennium
Castle Hill in the First MillenniumWatch this short video, which ranges from the first Roman fort on the site to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. It is presented by Dr Fiona Edmonds, a specialist in early medieval history, and also features Professor David Shotter, an expert in Roman history and archaeology. As you watch, you may find it useful to consider these questions:
- Why was Castle Hill such a strategically important location?
- What was the relationship between the Roman fort on Castle Hill and other Roman sites in the northern frontier zone?
- What did the end of Roman Britain mean for the inhabitants of Lancaster and the surrounding area?
Lancaster Castle and Northern English History: The View from the Stronghold
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