Medieval London

1066: How to Forge a Norman Spearhead

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Title

1066: How to Forge a Norman Spearhead

Subject

Weapons and armor

Description

This picture from the English Heritage Society shows a blacksmith, Hector Cole MBE, forging a spearhead similar to what would have been used during the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. In the video, he explains how the center of the spear is made of steel while the outside blades are made of softer iron.

Source

1066: How to Forge a Norman Spearhead EnglishHeritageFilm - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygFsIqijUn8

Date

High Medieval

Contributor

Michael Vecchio

Format

Video

Language

English

Type

Video

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Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

(640 pixels wide) x (480 pixels tall)

Files

download.jpg

Collection

Citation

“1066: How to Forge a Norman Spearhead,” Medieval London, accessed September 21, 2021, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/310.

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