Medieval Sword Books & Research – Oakeshott

Records of the Medieval Sword: Ewart Oakeshott’s books on medieval swords have yet to be surpassed, but it is really time that they are! Oakeshott created a great legacy and some people are leading some great research, but I’d really like to see some of this published in books soon.

Secrets of medieval fire lighting in the winter forest

In the medieval era, most people would take a hot coal from the neighbour’s fire to get theirs going when it went out. But what about foresters, outlaws, poachers, charcoal burners and other woodsmen? Well, flint and steel firelighting was the method used for hundreds, if not thousands of years (Otzi). It may be that…


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Viking Age Forged in Fire Competition @ Asfolk : The Seax

Thrand Travels to Asfolk Viking Martial Arts a HEMA and living history group in Eagan Minnesota to judge a Viking forged in fire style competition to build the famed historical seax or sax knife. The entire competition is done with Viking age or period tools such as tongs, anvils and hammers plus on the very…

How do you use a medieval lance rest?

Talos and Jason test out a medieval lance rest and try to uncover the forgotten techniques of the past. Credits: Talos Direction, Camera, Sound, Editing Kasumi Presenter Jason Kingsley OBE Tweets by RebellionJason Tweets by ModernHistoryTV Tweets by Rebellion Music licensed from PremiumBeat.