Timothy Wood

Timothy Wood

Leicestershire / 25 year old Englishman. Lover of history, animals and my amazing girlfriend Becky.
Timothy Wood
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English judicial duel fight with rectangular centre-held shields and double side picks.

Trial was by ordeal until male serfs underwent trial by water; freemen and all women, trial by hot iron. There was also trial by combat - "wager of battle." Ordeals were supposedly a way to allow God to reveal his judgment.

Bib. Mazarine MS.348 Breviary 1275-1299

Mazarine Breviary Folio Dating From Francia (exact location unknown) Holding In.

franco prussian war 1870 71 | Franco-Prussian

The Franco-Prussian war and Austro-Prussian war shown in military art prints by military artists Carl Rochling, Alphonse De Neuville and Richard Knotel. Prints of the Franco-Prussian war published by Cranston Fine Arts.

Extremely heavy lamellar armor of a Jin Dynasty (1115–1234) "Iron Pagoda horseman" Some historians have referred to these heavy cavalry as cataphracts or clibanarii, in reference to their near identical appearance to heavy Persian cavalry from the 4-7th centuries.  http://dragonsarmory.blogspot.com/2017/02/medieval-chinese-cataphracts-1-iron.html

Extremely heavy lamellar armor of a Jin Dynasty (1115–1234) "Iron Pagoda horseman" Some historians have referred to these heavy cavalry as cataphracts or clibanarii, in reference to their near identical appearance to heavy Persian cavalry from the 4-7th centuries. http://dragonsarmory.blogspot.com/2017/02/medieval-chinese-cataphracts-1-iron.html