The origin of the modern word wardrobe was derived from Garderobe (the castle latrine) which was originally used to store clothes as the pungent smells deterred moths! The lords clothes were expensive and the wardrobe became a department of a royal or noble household entrusted with the care of clothing, jewels, and personal articles.
- What was the Origin, Meaning or Definition of the Solar
- Description of a castle Solar
- What was the purpose of the Solar?
- Who used the Castles Solar?
- Why was the Solar so named?
Origin, Meaning of the word 'Solar'
The Origin and Meaning of the word 'Solar' derives from the Latin word 'solaris' meaning sun. The prestigious Solar was designed to be situated in a room with a bright aspect
Introduction of the Solar in Medieval Castles
The Solar was introduced with Plantagenet castles during the Medieval period 1154 - 1485
Facts and information about the many different parts of Castles! The Solar became an essential part of the Castle ensuring a private retreat for the Lord and Lady of the castle.