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Published on Aug 30, 2011
Camera and Director of Photography Sean F. White and Technical Assistant Rory Lambert explore an unexpected opening found at Chateau Gaillard. The French army, led by Philip Augustus of France, laid siege to English King Richard I's stronghold in Normandy in 1203-1204. Battle Castle: Gaillard reveals how Richard the Lionheart's castle builders constructed the fortifications, which included securing the castle, an island fort, and the town of Petit Andely, and details the medieval weapons used to attack it.
Battle Castle is an action documentary series starring Dan Snow that is now airing on History Television in Canada and coming to Discovery Knowledge (UK) in 2012. BBC Worldwide has distribution rights for the series - for the latest updates and exclusive online content like us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/battlecastle) or follow us on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/battlecastle).
Battle Castle is an action documentary series starring Dan Snow that is now airing around the world on channels like History Television in Canada, Discovery History (UK), PBS. BBC Worldwide has distribution rights for the series - for the latest updates and exclusive online content like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/battlecastle) or follow us on Twitter (www.twitter.com/battlecastle).
Battle Castle brings to life mighty medieval fortifications and the epic sieges they resist: clashes that defy the limits of military technology, turn empires to dust, and transform mortals into legends.