Photo by Soren Strandby: "My take on Hans Sebald Beham's 'Landsknecht'. Ledergoller, low-cut shirt, and nice, big hat are still in the works. Picture was taken at Voergaard Castle in Denmark together with my group, Freie Rostocker Fähnlein.
Long swords, designed to be held using both hands, first became fashionable in the early In 1510 King Henry VIII himself fought in a tournament with a two-handed sword. This one was found in the Thames near Kew, and probably dates from around
A wonderful example of a viking silver bracelet made from a single band of metal, with punched decoration covering the outside of the piece. Found in Northern Norfolk, probably near Burnham Market, or century. The punched decoration is of a c