This book covers the fortifications built along the Anglo-Scottish border from 1296 to 1603 beginning with a brief history of the English attempts to take over Scotland beginning with Edward I and initiating three centuries of border raiding (reiving)...Those interested in frontier warfare during the later part of the Middle Ages will find this book useful.
J. E. Kaufmann, Site O (April 2008)
Like all books in the Fortress Series, there is a section on visiting the various sites today, making this book a capable guide to these structures as well as a history of their construction, use and fate. It is a superb book on the subject and one that I can recommend to you without reservation.
Scott Van Aken, modelingmadness.com (May 2008)
Here is a well-illustrated account of their designs and use, with plenty of plans and excellent colour plates. This is a great books for anyone interested in castles, and if you plan to visit the area it will be a wonderful guide to sites of interest. Very highly recommended.
John Prigent, Internet Modeler (April 2008)
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