The Splendour falls: the first conquerors

United Kingdom, 1975

Film
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The story of 500 years of castles in Wales - the most castled part of Britain. From earth fortification, scientific Roman forts, the Dark Ages, King Arthur to the true castlemakers, the Norman invaders who began with “wooden” castles. Includes animation, prints, engravings and tapestries. Narrated and written by Wynford Vaughan-Thomas.

Credits

producer/director

John Mead

production company

HTV Cymru, Wales

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

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