[Ansteorra] Short or tall? was Sleeping sitting up vs lying down

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Tue Jul 17 20:15:54 PDT 2007

On Jul 17, 2007, at 4:53 PM, Sir Lyonel Oliver Grace wrote:

> Salut cozyns,
> The doorways were made short so that you had to stoop to enter. It's a
> defensive design element. Invaders would find it hard to rush to  
> the attack
> while bending over to get through the door.

This was one of my thoughts on this, and it makes sense for castles.  
But would a cloisters be built with such defensive design elements?

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