[Ansteorra] Short or tall? was Sleeping sitting up vs lying down
estarkey at camalott.com
Tue Jul 17 20:49:25 PDT 2007
maybe so the nuns could hit the Vikings over the head with ye ole
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From: "Stefan li Rous" <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com>
To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 10:15 PM
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Short or tall? was Sleeping sitting up vs lying
> 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?
> THLord Stefan li Rous Barony of Bryn Gwlad Kingdom of Ansteorra
> Mark S. Harris Austin, Texas
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