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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 […]