This style of crossbow was popular in Northern England and Southern Scotland around 1600 and was reputedly used by Border Reivers as a self defence weapon. 280lbs draw weight lever action crossbow giving a rate of ‘fire’ of one every 10 seconds. If you are interested in custom historical replicas have a look at www.todsworkshop.com…
Jason discusses the importance of the medieval hay harvest, what it meant for the medieval peasant and how it was done. Credits: Direction, Camera, Sound, Editing Kasumi Presenter Jason Kingsley OBE Tweets by RebellionJason Tweets by ModernHistoryTV Tweets by Rebellion Music licensed from PremiumBeat.
Polish armour plates, helmets and other elements. Website: http://www.tomala.lublin.pl Facebook: Tomek Samuła
This article focuses on the garment that was worn by Viking women together with the characteristic oval brooches. While it has been called many things by researchers over the years (e.g. trägerrock and hängerock), I will use what is currently thought to be the old Norse name for the garment (Ewing 2006, p. 37), namely…
Polish replicas of archeological findings from early middle ages. Facebook: Kram Szepczące Kruki www.szepczacekruki.pl Website: https://szepczacekruki.pl
Occasionally we find antique military swords with leather covers on parts or all of their hilts. Here we look at a British example with a blade from the 1860s, a hilt from the 1890s, and applied leather over its entire guard on inside and out. http://www.antique-swords.co.uk
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