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Battle of Hastings

Battle of Hastings

The Norman’s victory at the 1066 Battle of Hastings was largely due to their horses having saddles and stirrups, which gave mounted soldiers more stability.

15th Century Armored Foot Combat: Hand and a Half Sword

Date: May, 2nd 2014 3:05 pm - 3:20 pm

Wearing late medieval “plate” armor, our Interpreters demonstrate techniques with the Hand and a Half sword using 15th century German and Italian fight manuals.

Location
1st Floor Theatre