Years ago, Bartek Styszyński sold his home and started building siege engines. Here's why he risked it all to go medieval.
Host Dan Snow tells the story of blood red rain over Chateau Gaillard.
#GoMedieval with Battle Castle: Chateau Gaillard, which premieres March 1 on History Television. Story, pictures and video from Richard the Lionheart's stronghold in Normandy.
Castle Features: Machicolations: Chateau Gaillard, Conwy Castle, Crac des Chevaliers
Richard the Lionheart, son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, was King of England from 1189 until his death in 1199.
Richard the Lionheart died in the midst of his ongoing war against the French King for control of Normandy.
There's one big thing you may not know about Battle Castle's host Dan Snow, eh!
This week, we shine the spotlight on Battle Castle's host - historian and broadcaster Dan Snow.
Richard I, popularly known as Richard the Lionheart, was responsible for the construction of Chateau Gaillard.