Presentation on theme: "MEDIEVAL ARMIES. KNIGHTS Knights were soldiers who went into battle on horse back. They wore multiple layers of armour. They were loyal to their king."— Presentation transcript:
KNIGHTS Knights were soldiers who went into battle on horse back. They wore multiple layers of armour. They were loyal to their king. Chiveloury was very important to them.
MEDIEVAL WEAPONS These are some medieval weapons Long sword could be up to 6ft long Mace used to clobber people as you rode by Dagger used for stabbing Shield usually carried knights coat of arms
MEDIEVAL FOOT SOILDER Wore padded jackets for protection Metal elbow and hand guards Carried a sword shield and dagger
MEDIEVAL ARCHER Carried long bows Crouched down behind their shields and fired at their enemy Were one of the most important people on the field of battle Sometimes carried crossbows
MEDIEVAL LONGBOW Were up to 6ft in length Fired arrows at incredible speed Were very accurate in the hands of a skilled user
MEDIEVAL CROSSBOW Were very powerful much stronger than a longbow Fired shortened arrows called bolts which were half a foot long
THE END THE END A MEDIEVAL ARMY BY PADRAIG DUNNE