Medieval Sword Review & Cutting: Windlass Oakeshott Type XIV

The Windlass Oakeshott Type XIV medieval arming sword: reviewed and tested for cutting ability (with the factory edge). The sword available to order here: https://bit.ly/2YBDJOH Channel support and 3 extra videos per month on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria Facebook & Twitter updates, info and fun: https://www.facebook.com/historicalfencing/ Tweets by scholagladiato1 Matt Easton’s website and services: https://www.matt-easton.co.uk/ Easton Antique…

Medieval saddle: How did they measure the shape of a medieval war horses back?

Jason Kingsley OBE, the Modern Knight, discusses how medieval people may have measured a horses back to fit a saddle and shows how he does it today. Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMjlDOf0UO9wSijFqPE9wBw/join Credits: Ghost The Mule with No Name Production, Direction, Camera, Sound, Editing Kasumi Production, Presenter Jason Kingsley OBE Tweets…

CRAZY idea… War bow archers – turn away now

I want to test heavy English war bows against different armour types to find out what they can do; but I can’t shoot one…. And the “Lockdown Longbow” was born. An arrow launcher that shoots real longbow arrows of the correct weight, at the correct speeds and I am going to shoot at flexible armours,…

What’s the perfect Size for a medieval longsword? Philippo Vadi’s advice from the 1480s

What was the perfect size for the medieval longsword, as used by knights, in the 15th century? Here we look at Philippo di Vadi’s advice. Wiktenauer: https://wiktenauer.com/wiki/Philippo_di_Vadi Sala d’Arme Achille Marozzo: https://www.achillemarozzo.it/pubblicazioni Windlass English Two-Handed Sword: https://bit.ly/2BcSfU3 Dynasty Forge Bastard Sword: https://www.dynastyforge.com/swords/european_arms/swords/oakeshott_xvia_medieval_sword_the_bastard/ Schola Gladiatoria HEMA – sword fighting classes in the UK: https://www.swordfightinglondon.com Channel support…

How to make a lance

“You don’t want to kebab your opponent” Follow historian, jouster and expert lance maker Mark Griffin from Griffin Historical into the woods as he teaches you how to make a lance worthy of the Field of Cloth of Gold. #PowerandGlory #MuseumfromHome The Field of Cloth of Gold was a diplomatic summit between the Henry VIII…

Medieval Two Handed Swords (zweihander, montante, spadone) – Context Part 1: Weight & Size

I feel that two-handed swords (otherwise known as greatswords, zweihander, montante, spadone etc) are a little misunderstood. They are not simply extra-long longswords, or at least lots of them are not. They have distinctive characteristics and methods of use. English Medieval Two-Hand Sword: https://www.museumreplicas.com/windlass-english-two-hand-sword?affiliate=scholagladiatoria Channel support and 3 extra videos per month on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria…

Medieval Battle Axes! with Thor’s Forge 14th Century Replica

Battle axes, of the one-handed variety, were popular from the Viking era onwards, but with the addition of rear spikes and other adaptations they saw a resurgence of popularity in the heavily armoured periods of the middle ages, particularly from the 13th century. Thor’s Forge: https://www.facebook.com/Thorsforge/