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Armor, Armory, Knights, Suits of Armor -

To say that the silver screen has a way of exaggerating things is like saying water is wet. People dodge bullets, one man can lay out thirty, and armored knights move with ballet-like elegance. In this post, we will deliberate on the last point. In reality, how effective was full-body medieval armor? Was the make so concerned with safety that movement was compromised? Perhaps yes. There is a likelihood that these battle suits did more harm than good. The armor may have sparkled regally and staved off arrows but the soldier protected by it did not quite move with the...

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