Instruments of Death


The Norman Invasion: The Battle of Hastings 1066

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Karl Ude-Martinez demonstrates how Danish battleaxes, Saxon shields and Norman lances played their part in the Battle of Hastings.

The Wars of the Roses: The Battle of Towton 1461

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Part of Blackadder's History. Find out how the longbow, crossbow, falchion and hand cannon turned Towton into a very bloody battle.
Episodes 2016

The Great War: The Somme

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The Somme campaign resulted in loss of life on a terrible scale. Hear more about the weapons used, including machine guns and poison gas.

The English Civil War: The Battle of Naseby 1645

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Get a first-hand look at the fascinating artillery used in 17th century England, including flintlock muskets and mortar bombs.