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Medieval Faire this weekend in Lehigh 

The News-Press - Jan 12 7:42 AM
Sword fighters, jousters, jugglers and armored knights on horses will be among those at Veterans Park in Lehigh Acres this weekend to entertain...
See a medieval war in modern-day Maryland 
Baltimore Sun - Jan 10 5:49 AM
Documentary filmed in area is free on Web site this month Weekend warriors, clad in homemade armor and wielding fearsome-looking weapons, travel throughout the Baltimore area to experience the wonders of battle. But thanks to the Internet, the rest of us need never step outside our dens to join in the rampage.

Attorneys argue free speech merits in yearbook sword case 
Boston Globe - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
A high school principal raised the specter of Columbine and other deadly school shootings as among the reasons to keep a photo of a sword-carrying student out of the school yearbook, according to papers filed this week in a lawsuit brought by the student.

Medieval fair back Saturday 
The News-Press - Jan 09 10:35 PM
Sword fighters, jousters, jugglers and armored knights on horses will be among those at Veterans Park this weekend to entertain visitors.

- Medeival Weapons

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Medieval weapons varied from simple tools to complex engines of emerging medieval warfare technology.

Contents

  • 1 Mêlée
  • 2 Spears medival weapons medieval weapon and other Polearms (axes not included)
  • 3 Ranged
  • 4 Static
  • 5 Siege
  • 6 Warships
  • 7 Armor
  • 8 Fortification
  • 9 See medieval wepons also

Mêlée

  • Blade
    • Axe
      • Battle Axe
      • Danish axe
      • Doloire
      • Mattock (improvised)
    • Dagger or Knife
      • Baselard
      • Cinquedea
      • Dirk
      • Ear Dagger
      • Grosses messer
      • Machete
      • Mercygiver
      • Poniard
      • Rondel
      • Scramasax
      • Stiletto
      • Sword breaker
    • Sword
      • Bastard Sword
      • Broadsword
      • Claymore
      • Cutlass (a medievalweapons little dubious)
      • Falchion
      • Foil
      • longsword
      • Rapier
      • Sabre
      • Spatha
      • Shortsword
      • Two-handed sword
  • Bashing weapons
    • Club
    • Flail
    • Mace
      • Flanged mace
    • Maul
    • Morning star
    • Quarterstaff
    • War hammer
      • Bec de Corbin
      • Horseman's pick

Spears medieval weapoms and other Polearms (axes not included)

  • Ahlspiess
    • Candeliere
    • Breach pike
  • Aunurgith (may not be a real weapon)
  • Bardiche
  • Billhook
  • Boar spear
  • Fauchard
  • Footman's lance (again, may be medieval weapens made up)
  • Glaive
  • Guisarme
  • Halberd
  • Lance
  • Man catcher
  • Military fork
  • Partisan
  • Pike
  • Plançon a picot
  • Ranseur
  • Spetum
  • Swordstaff
  • Voulge

Ranged

  • Bombard (weapon)
  • Bow
    • Longbow
      • English longbow
    • Short bow
  • Culverin
  • Crossbow
    • Arbalest
  • Francisca
  • Mangonel
  • Sling

Static

  • Caltrops

Siege

  • Battering ram
  • Ballista
  • Catapult
  • Greek fire
  • Petard
  • Siege hook
  • Siege tower
  • Trebuchet

Warships

  • Galleon
  • Galley
  • Longship

Armor

While armor mdieval weapons medieval weapos is not technically medievaal weapons a weapon, its development was both driven by medieal weapons weapon technology and a driving force for that same technology Medeival Weapons in return.

  • Chainmail
  • Gauntlet
  • Shield
  • Plate armour
  • Scale armour

Fortification

Medieval fortifications also developed in connection with the weapons that opposed them.

  • Battlement
  • Castle
  • City wall
  • Gate
  • Moat
  • Drawbridge
  • Portcullis

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