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Medieval Arms and Armor 101

Instead of a lengthy post trying to rehash all of the terrific information about Medieval arms and armor,  I will humbly redirect all those interested to this article from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  It covers more than just terminology but important details such … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #46 – Abraham Lincoln

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” “Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of … Continue reading

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Medieval Castles 101 – Defensive Measures

When it comes to defensive measures, medieval castles are a treasure trove of nasty surprises for any invading force.  Every aspect of the castle was built purely for defense.  A well designed castle could withstand all but the greatest of … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patricks Day!

When creating a story, especially one that leans on any part of history to further the plot, it might be useful to have special days, such as saint days, or festivals marking important dates.  It adds richness and tradition to … Continue reading

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