Essay On Medieval Weapons

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Medieval Weaponry Information Report
What are the types of Maces that were used?
The types of Maces and Clubs are, Morningstars, holy water sprinklers, flails, war hammers and the horseman pick.
What is a Polearm? What are the types of Polearms?
A polearm is a close combat weapon. The fighting part of the weapon is usually on the end of a long wooden pole, this made it hard for the enemy attackers to grab and pull away the weapon. The Polearm could also deal a lot of damage if it landed a direct hit, making it an ideal weapon. The different types of Polearms are, the quarterstaves, spears, winged spears, lances, pikes, corseques, fauchards, glaives, guisarmes, halberds and the danish axes.
What types of Siege weapons have been used?
Some siege weapons include siege
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All of the weapons that were used by Nobles were also used by peasants, although, Peasants did have to hand make their weapons, either themselves or at the nearest blacksmith. Compared to the Nobles who had their weapons crafted by the most talented blacksmiths.
What types of Long Range weapons were there? Were they important to have in battle?
The long range weapons that were used in battles were generally very important in battle, causing many archers to arise and join in during battles. There are many different types of long range weaponry used, including Franciscas, Javelins, Bows, Longbows, Crossbows and Arbalests.
Did Weaponry Developed well over the Medieval Period in Europe?
Weaponry has developed very well, changing from very basic wooden spears and basic swords to sturdy, well-built Swords, Spears and polearms. As well as Artillery and Siege weapons that use recently discovered gunpowder to create more effective ways of taking over castles and land. Weaponry also incorporated ranged weapons, strengthening their battle strategies. Without the weapon advancement that happened during this era, the weapons we have today would be drastically

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