Aim : to find out the role of castles in English history and contemporary world. Problems : -to study the history of their appearance, - to investigate the purpose of their building - to trace their further development - to analyse their role in contemporary world - to find the most interesting information about castles - to choose the most popular - to find out some legends about mysterious events which are connected with castles
Periods when castles appeared: The Bronze Age ( BC) The Iron Age and the Romans (600BC-400AD) The Dark Ages (400AD-1066AD) The Middle Ages ( )
Purposes of castles for living for trading for defending of tribes as shelter from cold and animals a meeting place a symbol of Power
History of Warwick castle, its construction Warwick Castle is one of the most famous and daunting castles in the World. It was used as a fortification until the early 17th century, when Sir Fulke Greville converted it to a country house. Warwick Castle is one of the most famous and daunting castles in the World. It was used as a fortification until the early 17th century, when Sir Fulke Greville converted it to a country house.Sir Fulke Greville country houseSir Fulke Greville country house
Reconstruction William III William III Transformed castle in gothic style
Reconstruction George IV George IV Created the present appearance of the Upper Ward
Queen Elizabeth II Nowadays Windsor castle is one of the official residences of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen is officially in residence at a Windsor castle twice a year : in April and also in June.