Medieval Sword Books & Research – Oakeshott

Records of the Medieval Sword: https://amzn.to/37Cryn8 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…

GoHurt

GoHurt – Medieval Sports Gear for medieval fighting – buhurts and profights. Weapons, armours, training equipment and more – everything you need to be a pro fighter! Facebook – GoHurt Website – gohurt-shop

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.

Medieval fighting techniques

Warlord, Jason and Dr. Guy Windsor look into a medieval fighting manual and discuss how one part of it might work when done in practise. Guy blogs about it here: https://guywindsor.net/2019/10/mounted-knight-versus-man-at-arms-on-foot-who-would-win/ Follow Jason on Twitter @RebellionJason Credits: Warlord Dr. Guy Windsor Direction, Camera, Sound, Editing Kasumi Presenter Jason Kingsley OBE Tweets by RebellionJason Tweets by…

A Wonderful Struggle: The 16th Century Art of Civic Combat, Part 1

There is a particular tension at play in the modern Historical European Martial Arts community regarding the the early and later period expressions of the German fighting system known as Kunst Des Fechtens or “Art of Fencing.” The former is dominated by the Gesellschaft Liechtenauer, a set of masters and teachers that have a direct…

Arrows vs Armour – What YOU had to say…

Medieval Mythbusting – Your Questions Answered. We received a LOT of comments on our ARROWS vs ARMOUR video, so this is a video to answer some of those questions. We look at the armour quality and steel, the arrows and heads and how they were constructed, the English longbow and how it was shot, blunt…

Knight’s Weekly

What’s up in Middle Ages Reenactment Upcoming events:  Tournois Médiéval à Villers-La-Ville Si Mions m’était conté Médiéval St Florentin Event report: Battle of Crogen Re-enactment at Chirk Castle Scarborough Medieval re-enactment Pradar 2011 This week’s craftsman: Valiant Armoury This week’s videos: Wearing Historical Fashions in Your Everyday Wardrobe by Morgan Donner What did medieval peasants…