Social Studies | Medieval Middle Ages Renaissance | Battles and Weapons Resources

Wars, battles, weapons of the middle ages, renaissance. Dates, details, pictures of medieval battles and weapons, replicas of many of the weapons used. Swords, crossbows, daggers, armory.

Middle Ages and Renaissance Battles

Castle Siegecraft and Defence

Photographs and details of castle seigecraft and defence. After the accession of Henry II castle warfare began slowly to take on a different character. On the one hand, defence was assisted by developments in the plan and construction of castles; on the other, the weaponry of attack was generally improved.


From the ORB online encyclopedia - Introduction - Military and Political Background - The First Crusade - Crusades and the Counter-Crusades - The Later Crusades - Additional Background - Crusading Vows and Privileges - Legacy

Invasion of England, 1066

The Norman conquest of Anglo-Saxon England described through the images of the 900 year-old Bayeux Tapestry.

Medieval Hand Weapons

Illustrations of Medieval hand weapons, including the Bill, Danish Axe, Flail, Gisarme, Glaive, Halberd, Holywater Sprinkler, Langdebeve, Lochaber Axe, Mace, Military Fork, Partisan, Pole-Axe, and War-scythe.

Medieval Siege Weapons

Illustrations of the Billista (Arbalist), Mangonel, and Trebuchet.

Mediaeval Sword Virtual Museum

Includes images and descriptions of swords from the Germanic Iron Age (Migration Period) - 400 to 700 AD, Viking Age - 700 to 1066 AD, Norman Period - 1066 to 1180 AD, and the High Middle Ages - 1180 to 1450 AD

Nova - Medieval Arms Race

Here we describe some of the major weapons and strategies used in what became a medieval arms race. Direct Assault, Siege Tower, Trebuchet, Battering Ram, Tunnel, Walls, Archers, Gatehouse, Moat. Let the siege begin.


Free printables for multiplication, roman numerals, state capitals, parts of speech, and more.


Math exercises. Multiplication and roman numeral resources. Posters, charts, converters.


Quizzes including world capitals, presidents in order, the elements, state flags, and more.

Middle Ages

Armour, castle games, recipes, quizzes, fashions, music, old world maps, medicine, and more.

Language Arts

Alphabet flash cards, printable high frequency words, and printable parts of speech chart.

Foreign Language

Spanish numbers to 20 and the Korean alphabet. Printable flash cards and charts.


Science games and quizzes, posters, science experiments.

Science Experiments

Free Experiment of the Week from Robert Kramp's Science Education Co.

Social Studies

Posters, printables, the Lifeboat Game, fifty states resources, quizzes.


Reading systems, flashcard, worksheet and test makers, game creators, percentage calculator, timeline template.

Free Online Courses

Grade school and accredited high school, online public schools, foundational phonics, more.


Stickfigure animations, build a web page and a website template for kids.


Printable guitar and ukelele chords and didgeridoo resources.


Free books, posters, videos, software, kits, curriculum, courses.

Storage - Alextown

Maille armor pictures, ninja and camouflage pictures, and more.

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