History of castle evolution

  • Period: 590 to Jan 1, 1500

    timespan

  • Mar 20, 900

    Motte and Bailey Castles are built

  • Mar 20, 1066

    William the Conqueror Builds Castles in England

  • Mar 20, 1068

    Warwick Castle was built

  • Mar 20, 1070

    The wood of the tower of london began being replaced with stone

  • Mar 20, 1078

    The Tower of London was completed

  • Mar 20, 1087

    the first Square Keep Castle is built

  • Mar 20, 1097

    The Tower of London is built

  • Mar 20, 1197

    The Chateau Gaillard is built

  • Mar 20, 1201

    The decline of medieval castles starts

  • Mar 20, 1277

    Concentric Castles are starting to be built

  • Mar 20, 1315

    Warwick Castle is Attacked

  • Mar 20, 1330

    Artillery cannons were starting to be used, this was the beginning of the end for castles

  • Mar 20, 1330

    Castels are designed to withstand a french invasion