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These North America. figureheads were removable and would only be The image of a Viking longboat crashing put up when the ship was approaching land, as through the waves with its fierce dragon they risked heavy damage while out at sea. figurehead and its long, sleek curves is certainly an inspiring one, but for those onboard, life was not quite so glamorous. With no shelter, at night the sailors used the sail as a makeshift tent that they would sleep under, shivering beneath blankets or animal skin sleeping bags.

The position of the ‘steerboard’ is where the term ‘starboard’ originated from. Keel for strength The keel of the ship would be made first and provided the ship with strength beneath the waterline, while also allowing navigation in shallow waters. Sometimes ships would feature a false outer keel, which would take the brunt of the wear when ships were dragged onto beaches. Small hold The relentless barrage from a team of trebuchets could keep castle defenders constantly pinned down. This enabled other siege engines and methods of attack to be more effective while the defenders dealt with the trebuchet threat.

Robert was still allowed to succeed For the last two decades of his life, him as Duke of Normandy. However, William’s days as a conqueror were the conquests he fought so hard to over. With the Scots supporting attain were divided as the Kingdom the remaining English rebels, the of England went to his younger son, re-emergence of Anjou and the William Rufus. Therefore, the shortkingdom of France, as well as the lived Empire of Normandy died with the continual threats of Danish invasions formidable ruler who created it.

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