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1: Javelins were the first weapons thrown on the battlefield.Javelins were used on foot on horseback and on ship. | Although slings were used for hunting they was also used in war.againist an unarmoured man at close ranges it could break bones or crack skulls.

2: The long shield less to strike at

3: Mail armour worn on its own would stop the cutting edge of most weapons

4: Head armor consisted of helmets sometimes using mail coif. There whole purpose was to withstand a blow from a sword

5: small handed axes were used for chopping wood and for combat | The Broadaxe, or Dane-axe, was a two handed axe used for slaughtering animals

6: This a remake of the war would look like during anglo saxon time

7: The warrior aristocracy of Arthurian Britain generally fought as light cavalry with sword and javelin, but rarely as cataphractlii with heavier lances. Those Britons who fled to Armorica were later famous as horsemen, and cavalry clearly pre- dominated in southern Scotland, the Pennines and West Midlands

8: Shields of this type were in use from at least the dark ages throught the early Crusades and were used all over Europe.

9: The favoured weapon of the anglo saxon was the sword.The sword of the time was a slashing and cutting, rather than a thrusting

10: this is a picture of the warriors during anglo saxon period.

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