The Longbow - Wood Against Steel

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Decisive Weapons, Series 1 Episode 5 of 6

Duration: 30 minutes

The longbow was the lethal weapon of the Middle Ages, a killing machine that could stop a fully-armoured knight dead in his tracks. Its simple form and devastating power made it the ideal weapon for the English when they invaded France in 1415 and, at Agincourt, faced a massive French army.


Adam Levy
Series Producer
Martin Davidson
Sean Bean


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