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History Section

Welcome to the history section of Stronghold Heaven.
In this section you will find historical information concerning castles and a history of those countries which excelled in building these monstrous colossus of stone.

We hope to be able to also offer you information on a new historical castle every other week.

For links to other sites about real life castles, please have a look here.

Medieval History

This section contains various articles with a medieval theme. We should be regularly adding new articles on different aspects of medieval life.

History of castles

In feudalism, the peasants, or serfs, owed their services and money to a Lord in exchange for safety. The Lord also owed service to his lord, theoretically all the way up to the King, although it depended on the strength of the king.

Crusader Castles

by Sulis*

General Medieval History

This section contains various articles with a medieval theme.


History of England

This period of English history is the story of 2 dynasties, the Normans and the Angevins (Plantagenets). It is a story of great social and political upheaval, of war, treason and murder.

History of Spain

In the centuries following the birth of Christ Spain was ruled by the Romans. When the Empire fell, Visigoths took over, and they remained in control until 711 AD, when Muslims from North Africa (known as Moors) invaded, setting up a Caliphate (Kingdom).

Castle of the Week

This section contains a link to the most recent Castle of the Week and a list of all the castles that featured in our Castle of the Week item.