The Templars: The History and the Myth by Michael Haag
The Templars: The History and the Myth: From Solomon’s Temple to the Freemasons by Michael Haag. The true history of the Knights Templar. Templar book review and info.
The first history of the legendary knights since the Vatican momentously released the records of their trial and exoneration
Who were the Templars?
What was the... [Read more]
Reign Series-Story of Mary, Queen of Scots
Reign CW TV Series picturing a story of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots in 16th century. Reign story, cast, pictures and trailer.
Filming locations: Canada, Ireland.
Adelaide Kane as Mary, Queen of Scots
Toby Regbo as Dauphin Francis
Megan Follows as Catherine de’ Medici
Alan Van Sprang as King Henry II of France
Rossif Sutherland as Nostradamus
Anna... [Read more]
Frankish warriors. Frankish origin, equipment, weapons, armor and battle tactics. History of Frankish warriors. Charles the Great. Legendary Frankish weapons.
Franks were a group of Germanic tribes. Franks attacked Rome from 3rd cenutry, Franks conquered the significant part of modern France in 6th century and they established the most powerful... [Read more]
Roman shields. Roman shield types in Roman armies. Scutum and clipeus shields. Use of shield in Roman military. Roman legionaries and auxiliaries.
The heavily armored Roman legionaries carried large shields (scuta) that could provide far more protection, but made swift movement a little more difficult. The scutum originally had an oval... [Read more]
World Without End TV Series
World Without End. Medieval TV series by Ken Follett. World Without End story, trailer, review, cast and pictures.
World Without End is a TV miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Ken Follett. It is the follow up to the 2010 miniseries The Pillars of the Earth, also based on a Follett novel.
World Without End story
World Without End is set... [Read more]
10 Most Famous Medieval Knights
Famous knights. List of 10 most famous medieval knights and warriors. Legendary knights. King Arthur, Richard the Lionheart, El Cid, Joan of Arc, Knight Roland and others. Famous knight swords.
Medieval knights were a skilled warriors hardly trained in arts of war from their early age.
Knights were heavy cavalry who usually decided medieval battles.... [Read more]
The White Queen-New History TV Series
The White Queen is new 2013 history TV Series by BBC. Love and intriques during medieval Wars of Roses. The White Queen pictures, trailer, story, cast and air dates.
White Queen cast: Rebecca Ferguson as Queen Elizabeth, Max Irons as King Edward, James Frain as Lord Warwick, Aneurin Barnard as Richard Duke of Gloucester, Tom McKay as Jasper Tudor.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire trailer, cast, story, release date and pictures. Greco Persian wars. Greece strikes back.
Great news for 300 movie fans: Release date announced, trailer and picture released.
300: Rise of an Empire plot:
The film centers on Themistocles and Artemisia I of Caria, as well as Xerxes I of Persia. The Battle of Artemisium was a naval... [Read more]
Da Vinci’s Demons-New History Series
Da Vinci’s Demons is a new history series about young genius from Renaissance Italy. Da Vinci Demons info, cast, pics, air dates and trailer.
The Da Vinci series airs on FOX and it got 8 episodes in the first season, second season will continue in 2014.
Da Vinci Series info
Described as a historical fantasy, the fantasy series explores the untold... [Read more]
Cuirassiers were cavalry soldiers using cuirass (breastplate). Cuirassiers evolved from medieval knights in 15-16th century. Cuirassiers sucessfully fought in 30 years war and in Napoleonic wars. Cuirassiers were disbanded after WW1.
Cuirassiers were heavy cavalry—”big men on big horses”. Cuirassiers were effective in penetrating lines... [Read more]
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