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Artemus Ward (1834—1867)

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Clara Ward (1924—1973)

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Crosbie Ward (1832—1867)

David Ward (1922—1983)

David Ward

Dianne S. Ward

Donald Ward Lathrap (1927—1990)

Douglas Turner Ward (b. 1930)

Edward Matthew Ward (1816—1879) historical genre painter

Edward Ward (1667—1731) satirist

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward (1844—1911)


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An open courtyard or bailey within a medieval castle, usually heavily defended with curtain walls, palisades, and/or earthworks. Some larger castles may have more than one ward, each being given over to slightly different uses and increasingly heavily defended the deeper into the castle it is situated.

Subjects: Archaeology.

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