Category: MEDIEVAL

Viking fun? Benover, near Yalding is a picturesque low-lying village South West of the town of Maidstone in Kent, South East England. Once a proud…

Redevelopment work being undertaken in Prague has revealed a gruesome secret. Many of the paving stones that have been listed have been found to have…

Police were called to a park at Hendre Lake in St. Mellons, Cardiff, Wales, UK. They had received a disturbing report of a medieval swordsman…

Timing, as they say is everything. With everyone currently at home under confinement there has never been a better time to launch a series of…

An old prophecy said that a virgin from the people would save France after a queen from abroad would nearly destroy the kingdom. This young…

The English eventually forced their way across the bridge but were met and outflanked by the larger force. The Duke of Clarence was killed, and…

The heavy war arrows used by English longbowmen were able to penetrate leather and cloth armor, iron plate armor, and even some types of steel…

Despite the numbers discrepancy, the English combined tactics and superior training to turn what could have been disaster into a resounding and humiliating victory. The…

Yi had never commanded a navy before, but went on to win 11 naval battles in the first four months of the war. Admiral Yi…

To make the most of what a horse can offer in military terms, a cavalryman has to be an excellent rider. Genghis Khan and his…

The assault on the fort failed as defenders used chain shot to destroy the Ottoman siege tower and other siege weapons. Voltaire once said “Nothing…

Suleiman offered the defenders a deal. They could either surrender, and he would give them food and let them go, or they could continue fighting…