Combat in 15th Century Armour

#History

Thu, Oct 9th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

The Awesomer brings to attention this video by Le Figaro and the Musée de Cluny showcasing how surprisingly sturdy yet easy to move in was body armour of the 15th century. In between smashing each other with swords, the actors go as far as doing jumping jacks and climbing stairs, all with surprising ease.

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