Besieged Fortresses (2020): S01E01 – The Daunting Fortress of Richard the Lionheart


Introduction

Built at strategic points, and fitted with impressive fortifications, fortresses are thought to be impenetrable.

Outline

To protect his rich and strategic lands in France, the English king, Richard the Lionheart, decided to build and impregnable castle to bar the route along the River Seine, thus asserting his supremacy in Normandy. Four years later, France’s King Philip besieged the site at the head of an army of 6,000 men.

Besieged Fortresses Series

You can find a full index and overview of Besieged Fortresses here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 13 December 2020.
  • Running Time: 51 minutes.
  • Rating: TV-PG.
  • Country: France.
  • Language: French and English.

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