- A siege is when people set up camp around the castle and wait for the enemy to run out of food and water. They would wait for the enemy to come out, so that way their men won't die. Then they can take over the castle, people, and land with it. The enemy would kill the serfs and burn down homes and farms to weaken the enemy, so that they have a chance to win.
A catapult is a weapon that shoots objects at enemies. A catapult is a long distance weapon that slings rocks at the castle wall. Soldiers would let go of the rope and then the arm would fling the rock.