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Longbow

Longbow – Facts and Information Longbows were used by early civilizations as hunting tools and weapons, although in medieval England the longbow was one of the most remarkable weapons of the time. It can be made from a single piece of wood and be easily and quickly crafted. They are shaped like the letter “D”.  […]

Lance

Lance – Facts and Information Lance is a medieval pole weapon or spear specially made to be used by mounted combatant. The lance facilitated the knight to take advantage of his position on horseback, keeping his distance from his enemy while striking a lethal blow. The Medieval lance was made of wood with a metal […]

Crossbow

Crossbow – Facts and Information Crossbow, a weapon used in the Middle Age, consisted of a tiller, made of wood and often decorated with horn ivory or bone, to one end of which was attached a short bow. Initially, this was just made from wood, like the ordinary bow, but was replaced by stronger and […]

Caltrops

Caltrops – Facts and Information During Middle Age, emperors fought one another for power, prestige, property, and/or influence. The Medieval times were an extremely violent period in history involving battles in both Europe and other part of the world. In order to win battles, myriads of weapons were introduced by the warlords. Caltrop is one […]

Battle Axe

Battle Axe – Facts and Information Until the late Middle Ages, gunpowder was barely used on the battlefield. Weapons of war included swords and spears, supported by bows and arrows. Battle axes could be used to destructive effect. The medieval battle axe also called battle-ax is an axe particularly designed for combat. Axes made for […]

Batons

Batons – Facts and Information The medieval batons are used by the foot soldiers in the Middle Ages.  It is also known as cudgel, baton, truncheon, nightstick, or bludgeon is among the simplest of all melee weapons. A baton is usually a short stick, commonly made of whalebone or wood, and used as a weapon […]

Early Middle Ages

Early Middle Ages The Early Middle Ages is a period in European history from 5th to the 10th century between the decline of Roman Empire and the High Middle Ages. The Early Middle Ages followed the decline of Roman Empire and preceded the High Middle Ages period. The period is known history as the “Dark […]

Middle Ages Weapons

Middle Ages Weapons Middle Ages weapons were used by feudal armies from the medieval times. All men in The Middle Ages were expected to know how to fight. They were expected to be readily available when called to fight for the king. Their lives were organized and structured to have military training incorporated in their […]

Fall of Rome

Information and Facts about the Fall of Rome 476 AD marks the Fall of Rome when the Germanic barbarian Odoacer defeated the last emperor of Rome, Romulus Augustus. Historians say that there are many reasons why the Roman Empire fall. Primarily, these reasons were considered to be political, military, and economic. Below are lists several […]