Gribshunden crossbow reproduction (sort of)

In the late 15thC the Gribshunden, a Danish war ship burnt off the coast of Sweden whilst on a mission. In the 1970’s it was found and last year it started to be recovered. During the excavations, parts of a crossbow were found and a collaborative effort between Lund University and Blerkinge Museum asked me…

Ask the Armouries Japanese Armour

+++ Re-upload with fixed audio +++ Our curator Natasha Bennet answers your questions about Samurai arms and armour, showing amazing objects from our collection and archive. Please comment on your questions and we can get around to answering them! Get our Elephant Plushie here —- https://bit.ly/2RLwK2f To learn more about Japanese arms and armour buy…

16th Century Sporting Crossbow with Cranequin

A film looking at a very late 16th – 17thC sporting or hunting crossbow spanned using an open case cranequin. The bow draws around 550 – 600lbs and has a holly stock with bone and horn detailing. If you are interested in custom work and crossbows look at https://todsworkshop.com If you are interested in budget…

Could this device have changed medieval European history?

Jason investigates a device that could have been attached to a longbow and tests how practical it would be to use from horseback. Credits: Direction, Camera, Sound, Editing Kasumi Presenter Jason Kingsley OBE With thanks to Jörg Sprave of The Slingshot Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVZlxkKqlvVqzRJXhAGq42Q Tweets by RebellionJason Tweets by ModernHistoryTV Tweets by Rebellion Music licensed from…

Battle of Austerlitz Documentary & Napoleon’s Muskets – Great Battles Review

The Discovery History series Great Battles covers the Battle of Austerlitz in the second season. Unfortunately, they made some very misleading statements about the Charleville muskets used by Napoleon’s army. Let’s have a look at their errors in this video. Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria

AGINCOURT – Medieval Myth Busting

We know a great deal about the Battle of Agincourt; but is what we know true? The battle of Agincourt has been depicted in plays, literature and films for generations. Each re-telling adding another layer to the myths, Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Branagh and most recently, 2019 The King, starring Timothée Chalamet. The Battle of Agincourt…

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…