The Byzantine cavalry used lances (kontos or kontarion) almost ... became a
popular weapon of infantry in the Late Middle Ages.
Feb 3, 2013 ... Lance is a medieval pole weapon or spear specially made to be used by
mounted combatant. The lance facilitated the knight to take advantage ...
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May 11, 2014 ... MIDIEVAL WEAPONS AND COMBAT - The Lance (MIDDLE AGES BATTLE
HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) Presenter Mike Loades takes us on a ...
The word lance is a catchall term for a variety of different pole weapons based on
the spear. The name is derived from lancea, Roman ...
The History of the Medieval Lance evolved over the era. The forerunner of the
Medieval Lance was the spear. The spear was a favoured weapon of the
Lances. The lance is a relative of the spear but unlike the spear it was not meant
for throwing. It is a much heavier weapon and much more durable.
The combination of lance and stirrup gave the armoured knights of the European
Middle Ages tremendous shock potential in battle and led to the development ...
Description of Lance The weapons used during the Middle Ages include the
Lance - A long, strong, spear-like weapon, designed for use on horseback.
Both lance and pike are variations of the spear; and, since our Anglo-Saxon
forbears were essentially a ... Moreover, the lance is an offensive weapon, the
pike one by nature attractive to poverty-stricken footmen, and these ... Medieval
Dedicated to the medieval knight and his weapons. ... Apart from the sword
another standard weapon of a knight was the lance. Lances were usually made