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…

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…

How to remove medieval arrows (and more about crescent heads)

How do you remove a medieval arrow head stuck in your body and what the heck are those crescent shaped heads for? This film shows you how to get a barbed arrow head out and explains (I think) what the curved arrow heads were for. Many thanks to Max Albertz for providing the reference for…

Six Medieval Arrow Types – What are they for?

Tod of todsworkshop.com discusses six medieval arrow head forms. How and why they were used with the English Longbow in Medieval Britain. If you are interested in medieval reproductions my commission work can be found at www.todsworkshop.com and my budget lines at www.todcutler.com Arrow heads discussed: Plate Cutter Needle Bodkin Barbed type 16 Leaf shape…