ARROWS vs ARMOUR – Medieval Myth Busting reply on St. Cripin’s Day!

Thrand test historical English Longbows / warbows on Historical plate and maille armour in honour of the battle of Agincourt1415 Oct 25th St. Crispin’s Day! This is a reply to Tod’s Workshop ARROWS vs ARMOUR Medieval Myth Busting one of the best Plate harness test to date on 15th century armour. Thrand uses Two longsbows…

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…

Rifle vs Musket – 19th Century Military History

Looking specifically at the P1853 Rifle vs the East India Company Model F smoothbore musket here, but considering the wider implications of gun development in the middle of the 19th century. Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria

160lbs Longbow vs 860lbs Crossbow – Speed and Accuracy Test

Shooting a HEAVY medieval longbow against a HEAVY medieval crossbow to look at the speed of shooting and the level of accuracy each of these classic weapons can achieve. How many shots will the longbow get off against the crossbow? Which is more accurate? These trials are very set around a chat between Joe Gibbs,…

How Did Medieval Bows Beat Armor & Enemy Armies?

We’ve seen time and again that in the most accurate tests (Tod’s test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBxdTkddHaE ), longbow arrows cannot penetrate breastplates. Does that matter? We know that longbows won wars – this video explains HOW! Extra videos at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria

Medieval Myth Busting by Tod’s Workshop – Arrows vs Armour

What happens when a 160lbs ENGLISH LONGBOW shoots FULL WEIGHT MEDIEVAL ARROWS at properly Reproduced MEDIEVAL ARMOUR? The English longbow is laden with myth; of its origins, its power, its achievements. The centuries that have passed since it was used in earnest, means that the knowledge of what the bow was actually capable of doing,…

Medieval Myth Busting by Tod’s Workshop – Arrows

Medieval Myth Busting – More Detail. This film looks at medieval longbow arrows, specifically the ones we used to conduct a series of tests that are shown in here….https://youtu.be/DBxdTkddHaE. It will make more sense if you watch the main film first and then return to this one. The contributors are all world class in their…