Development of Crossbow

Channel 4, Weapons that made Britain.

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16 Responses to “Development of Crossbow”

  1. Tenorlyrico89
    August 31, 2013 at 3:57 pm #

    yes, just like you.

  2. omgz8876
    August 31, 2013 at 4:02 pm #

    every man gets 1 when he handles medieval weapons.

  3. Tenorlyrico89
    August 31, 2013 at 4:08 pm #

    dont get an orgasm while talking man…

  4. GatoBrosGamer
    August 31, 2013 at 4:16 pm #

    is more easy and less time cook the crossbow with the hand….

  5. shadowalker1776
    August 31, 2013 at 5:03 pm #

    nice info.

  6. GatoBrosGamer
    August 31, 2013 at 5:56 pm #

    ohhh yeah!!!

  7. Karlagurz hyggelig
    August 31, 2013 at 6:16 pm #

    was a great demonstration of mechanical technology in crossbows

  8. MrJAWshot
    August 31, 2013 at 7:02 pm #

    educational

  9. Deathwing2
    August 31, 2013 at 8:01 pm #

    that guy is really keen

  10. RalphyGreene
    August 31, 2013 at 8:35 pm #

    Hes just mentioning Western Europe Greece is not in Western Europe. Also the chinese crossbows around 5th century BC had more advanced technology such as triggers and composite limbs. They also could be fired off horse back with devices for pulling the string back from the body like later seen in Greece and Eastern Europe.

  11. hussar80
    August 31, 2013 at 9:29 pm #

    great documentary very educative

  12. MrAndkonblack
    August 31, 2013 at 9:38 pm #

    hey guys watch the video response Medieval Steel Crossbow Windlass 400 pounds draw

  13. 0hypnotoad0
    August 31, 2013 at 9:45 pm #

    The greeks and romans had crossbows well before that, perhaps even before the turn of the millennium.

    There’s reasonable evidence that the pictish in scotland were at least using crossbows for hunting purposes. Though it probably wasn’t until post 1000 that it began to be used far more in military context once again.

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    August 31, 2013 at 10:31 pm #

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  15. Zarataphs
    August 31, 2013 at 11:13 pm #

    I realise this was four months ago, but I’d just like you to know that the first European crossbow was invented by the ancient Greeks in the 5th century BC. About the same time as in China in fact.

  16. rozniy
    August 31, 2013 at 11:31 pm #

    “sorry dear, but it tastes like glue.”

    “shaddup and eat… darling…”

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