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Modern History: The Knight's Weaponry

The Knight's Weaponry: A Knight's Arsenal

Series 5, Episode 1

The Knight's Weaponry: A Knight's Arsenal

Where can you draw the line between a tool and a weapon? This is our introduction to the arsenal of the knight in melee combat. The archetypal knight wears shining armour and wields a sword but in reality he would have had access to a wide range of weaponry far more suitable for fighting opponents in full steel harness. How were these weapons used and what damage could they do?

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