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

Alexandria Doyle garbaholic at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 22:49:00 PDT 2007

Could also be what they were use to building, or what lumber/materials
they had to hand.

On 7/17/07, Stefan li Rous <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> 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?
> Stefan
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