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.
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Math exercises. Multiplication and roman numeral resources. Posters, charts, converters.
Quizzes including world capitals, presidents in order, the elements, state flags, and more.
Armour, castle games, recipes, quizzes, fashions, music, old world maps, medicine, and more.
Alphabet flash cards, printable high frequency words, and printable parts of speech chart.
Spanish numbers to 20 and the Korean alphabet. Printable flash cards and charts.
Reading systems, flashcard, worksheet and test makers, game creators, percentage calculator, timeline template.
Grade school and accredited high school, online public schools, foundational phonics, more.
Stickfigure animations, build a web page and a website template for kids.