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The effect of heavy armour on the performances of knights, new experimental evidence

Sidney Dean, contributor to Medieval Warfare I-1 and I-2, forwarded me an interesting link. The news item is about experiments, done by researchers from the University of Leeds Faculty of Biological Sciences, on the effect of body armour on the performances of Medieval knights.  Check it out!!

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Heavy_metal_hardens_battle_999.html

Dirk van Gorp,

Editor, Medieval Warfare magazine

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