Medieval Shields

Medieval Shields

Medieval Shields were essential for the protection of soldiers during medieval warfare. They came in all sorts of shapes and sizes, tailored to their specific use on the battlefield. They provided not only protection, but also a medium to display their heraldry and colours, to rally …

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The Trebuchet

The Trebuchet

The Trebuchet was the most fearsome medieval weapon in the middle ages. Capable of smashing castle fortifications and slinging rotten carcases over castle walls. It was so formidable that on some occasions castles under siege surrendered upon the mere sight of a Trebuchet being constructed …

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The Longbow

The Longbow

The longbow was one of the most deadly medieval weapons of the middle ages that could be used by a single soldier. A small cluster of bowmen, each armed with the longbow, could wipe out scores of invaders with every ‘loose’ of the bow. A …

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The Catapult

The Catapult

The Catapult worked alongside the Trebuchet as a medieval siege weapon in the middle ages. The Catapult was used to launch projectiles a great distance, and remains one of the most effective medieval weapons during warfare. Catapults were mainly used to lay siege to castles …

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Medieval Weapons

Medieval Weapons

The blacksmith was the master at creating terrifyingly dangerous medieval weapons. From swords and axes to maces, clubs and spears. There were a vast array of medieval weapons, and each were made using different techniques and metals. The skill of a blacksmith dictated who he …

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