Medieval Battle Axes! with Thor’s Forge 14th Century Replica

Battle axes, of the one-handed variety, were popular from the Viking era onwards, but with the addition of rear spikes and other adaptations they saw a resurgence of popularity in the heavily armoured periods of the middle ages, particularly from the 13th century. Thor’s Forge: https://www.facebook.com/Thorsforge/

Honing Your Longhunter Trekking Kit

Ellen Rice went on a camping trip last winter. She was given little to no information on the terrain, location, and time-frame of the trip. This is her first experience like this, and she is going out into the wilderness with nothing but the 18th century gear she carries with her. Visit Our Website! ➧…

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…

Conserving Mail Armour with Scarlett Parry

Scarlett Parry discusses her time here at the Royal Armouries Museum and her experiences conserving the arms and armour in our collection, looking specifically at her work on mail shirts. Subscribe to our channel for more videos about arms and armour ⚔Website: https://royalarmouries.org/home ⚔Blog: https://royalarmouries.org/stories/ ⚔Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoyalArmouriesMuseum/ ⚔Twitter: https://twitter.com/Royal_Armouries We are the Royal Armouries, the…

Answering your questions about jousting

Ahead of our annual International Jousting Tournament, we asked for your jousting and medieval tournament related questions. Our knight in residence (and Assistant Curator), Scot Hurst has all the answers. Where to find us: ⚔Website: https://royalarmouries.org/home ⚔Blog: https://blog.royalarmouries.org/ ⚔Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoyalArmouriesMuseum/ ⚔Twitter: https://twitter.com/Royal_Armouries The Royal Armouries is the United Kingdom’s national collection of arms and armour.…

Define: Martial Art

When the term “martial arts” is used most lay-people think of those arts practiced by those of the Orient. This is often due to the martial arts movies of the 1970s and 1980s which popularised martial arts and presented them in such a fashion that they were found to be interesting. The result if this…

Battling the Wafer Iron! – Christmas Wafers From 1723

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