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st. Nicolas church, Hagenau in the Elsass (1360)

Thanks to David Nicolle this image became almost iconic. Indeed it provides wealth of details: for example, buckle on the belt is visible, hook type is evident and its dimensions could be easily calculated. Crossbow is of classic “old” European … Continue reading

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spaning hook- version 1

Long “danish” spaning hook on simple loop for atachment to the belt. These hooks are quite common in medieval paintings but most archeological finds are of smaller hooks with shorter “necks”. It is working   fine even now and will work even … Continue reading

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From Annales Gendenses (Ghent’s annals), c 1310

Cumbe balistarii suum complivicem oficium, et acies Francorum equestris cum quodam simulato impetu versus Flandrenses, suis balistariis recedere jussis, veniret, balistarii Gandenses et omnium aliorem preter Brugenses, cordas balistarium suarum incidentes, ipsas balistas contra tibia equorum Franci insidebant projecerunt, se … Continue reading

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14 cetury crossbow repro / МГМ арбалета 14го века

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81v Rabbit Crossbow – Кролик с арбалетом

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88v Bows Crossbows – Стрелки из Романа об Александре

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Sleeping guard

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Копенгаген – мелкие находки

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