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Why were medieval cottages and castle white?
 
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Most Medieval cottages and castles had a whitewash coating on their outer surface and in this video I explain why. Why are medieval buildings made of squares and rectangles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4lszlCXYP8 Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity
Views: 75649 Shadiversity
What medieval weapons would wizards really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED
 
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If Wizards and Sorcerers really existed in a medieval setting what real historical weapons would they use? The Very Interesting Shirt: https://teespring.com/shop/very-interesting-shirt The Shadiversity Interesting Shirt: https://teespring.com/shop/very-interesting-shadiversity Support Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Background Music: Folk Round by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100357 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Views: 223335 Shadiversity
Underappreciated historical weapons: THE EXECUTIONER SWORD
 
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Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight A new series looking at the underappreciated, somewhat unknown, historical weapons that really existed. In this episode we'll be looking at the Execution Sword. Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity
Views: 268971 Shadiversity
Incredibly ornate SWORDS: fantasy vs reality
 
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What's better than a sword, a really fancy one! but the type of ornate swords depicted in many fantasy worlds are very different to how they were decorated historically, so in this video I'll show you the differences. Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight
Views: 74993 Shadiversity
What medieval weapons would HOBBITS, GNOMES and GOBLINS really use?
 
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This video for the little guys, specifically Hobbits / Halflings, Gnomes and Goblins and I'll analyse their physical characteristics to see what historical medieval weapons would best suit them. Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/en-GB/stores/shadiversity Video background music: Master of the Feast by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1400019 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Views: 161346 Shadiversity
What medieval weapons would skeletons really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED
 
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Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight What historical medieval weapons would the fantasy skeleton warrior really use based on their physical characteristics? Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity
Views: 161866 Shadiversity
Best medieval weapons for WOMEN
 
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If women need weapons in medieval settings they usually pick the bow and arrow or rapier, but are these weapons really suited for women? Video responses made by other YouTubers: Metatron https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zse3oSM0qDM Protherium https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0sRBXR_WhA Skallagrim https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSy9GLi2H44&t=149s Stevethegecko: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPHT8QNkOMA Kjartan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnmGq7St784&feature=youtu.be
Views: 544291 Shadiversity
Underappreciated Historical Weapons: the MAN CATCHER
 
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A series looking at the underappreciated, somewhat unknown, historical weapons that really existed. In this episode we'll be looking at the Mancatcher, also known as a catchpole Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight
Views: 137285 Shadiversity
A close analysis of Whiterun's defences (skyrim)
 
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The Elder Scrolls 5, Skyrim, has many cities and castles and in this video I look at one of the most prominent, Whiterun.
Views: 423792 Shadiversity
REPLY to Skallagrim, most practical weapons for a Fantasy Dwarf?
 
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This is a response video to the fellow YouTuber Skallagrim regarding the best weapons and armor for the fantasy Dwarf. Awesome shirts by shadiversity: https://teespring.com/en-GB/stores/shadiversity Shad's video on the best weapons for dwarves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDt_tIcca-k Skallagrim's video on the best weapons for dwarves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seih9n2MuYc
Views: 168270 Shadiversity
The historical origin of Gargoyles
 
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Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity The origin of a gargoyle is a bit different to how the word has evolved to mean. The evolution of language and how it messes with history: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AXKqP_Rb4s Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiver...
Views: 67627 Shadiversity
Underappreciated Historical Weapons: the SPEAR
 
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The spear is one of the most effective and prominent weapons in history, but it's often overlooked in movies, tv shows and video games. Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight
Views: 71900 Shadiversity
Rey's terrible very bad Lightsaber skills: Star Wars
 
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Rey doesn't know how to fight with a lightsaber. How to fight with a Lightsaber if they were real: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpdTooRUbv4 Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7
Views: 304251 Shadiversity
What medieval weapons would ORCS really use? FANTASY RE-ARMED
 
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The medieval fantasy orc, including the uruk hai, are much stronger than humans, so what weapons would be best suited to them? Music backing: Lord of the Land by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1400022 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Views: 328552 Shadiversity
The most iconic SHIELD types of history
 
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Here I present the the most iconic and prominent historical shields that countless warriors have used throughout the past. Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight
Views: 57626 Shadiversity
Why medieval people loved WAR
 
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War was regarded in a very different light in the medieval period by both knights, kings and commoners, in fact, they kind of loved it. Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight
Views: 171914 Shadiversity
Sword gags jokes and puns. Why? because I can!
 
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WARNING! I have a very dry sense of humor. . . so, yeah. ENJOY!
Views: 27411 Shadiversity
The historical origin of the fantasy PALADIN
 
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The PALADIN is on of classic medieval fantasy character classes but did the paladin actually exist in the medieval period? Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/en-GB/stores/shadiversity
Views: 204083 Shadiversity
What medieval weapons would angels and demons REALLY use? FANTASY RE-ARMED
 
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What historical medieval weapons would angels, demons, gargoyles, half-dragons, and other winged humanoids really use? Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity
Views: 234813 Shadiversity
The TRUTH about padded and leather armor (Gambeson / Aketon)
 
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The Gambeson (aketon, padded armor) is a very misunderstood and under-appreciated piece of armor, being replaced in movies and TV with the mostly fictional leather armor. Lets try and change that.
Views: 325917 Shadiversity
The TRUTH about chainmail (mail)
 
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Chainmail (mail, maille) is SO misunderstood and this video attempts to clear up the confusion.
Views: 385572 Shadiversity
The Disney Castle optical ILLUSION
 
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The Disney Castles of the theme parks are playing a trick on you. Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Is the Disney Castle realistic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1t62yMZ10KQ Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7
Views: 41293 Shadiversity
What medieval weapons would a Minotaur use in real life? FANTASY RE-ARMED
 
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If Minotaurs really existed what historical medieval weapons would they really use? Mt followup video on Minotaurs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz0mczBjFOg Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity
Views: 121584 Shadiversity
How were castles built / constructed in the medieval period?
 
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A video detailing the general construction principals and techniques of Medieval castles. Guedelon Castle website: https://www.guedelon.fr/en/ Castle Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3uvVV2bEfk&index=2&t=10s&list=PLWklwxMTl4syenM-NN3NXjNW6DyT6bDMG Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7
Views: 267146 Shadiversity
Weapons that a FAIRY could use effectively in real life: FANTASY RE-ARMED
 
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Are there medieval weapons and combative styles that could make a fairy dangerous? Awesome hoodies by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity
Views: 120185 Shadiversity
Which Disney PRINCE is the best WARRIOR?
 
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The Disney Princesses get a lot of attention these days but the heroes saving the day most of the time are the Princes, so which one is the best warrior? What about dragons shirt: https://teespring.com/whataboutdragons Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight
Views: 98090 Shadiversity
Why Vikings DID wear padded armor / gambeson
 
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There's no archaeological evidence for the vikings wearing padded armor, but does that mean they didn't? Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/en-GB/stores/shadiversity
Views: 72693 Shadiversity
Where did the Shadiversity theme MUSIC come from?
 
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Tenrage Dragens music: https://www.youtube.com/user/Dragens2/videos https://soundcloud.com/tenragedragens
Views: 13873 Shadiversity
Best medieval weapons to use against elves: FANTASY RE-ARMED
 
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Please check out Lord of the Rings, The Living Card Game: http://neva.ly/LotR_Shadiversity What are the best historical medieval weapons to use against a classic fantasy elf? Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity
Views: 76780 Shadiversity
How to write the start of a novel
 
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The start of the book is one of the most crucial elements of a story as it will encourage or discourage a reader to continue, so here's how to do it right. Reviewing viewer writing samples: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neDGzF_auak&t Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity
Views: 44505 Shadiversity
The TRUTH about the KATANA, part 1: Introduction
 
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There are so many misconceptions about the katana (samurai sword) by both those who hate the sword (the katana bashers) and those who love it (the katana fanboys). Well the time has come to uncover the TRUTH! (I judge all footage and images used within this video to accurately reflect what the individual creators wished to show)
Views: 155109 Shadiversity
Is Castle Black from Game of Thrones realistic?
 
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Castle Black from Game of Thrones is called a castle, but is it really? Lloyd's video on fire arrows: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTd_0FRAwOQ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity
Views: 187060 Shadiversity
Why were castles built?
 
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The medieval castle spotted the landscape of the middle ages and are probably the most iconic and recognisable feature of this period, but why were they built in the first place?
Views: 104091 Shadiversity
More things you can do with a SWORD on your back
 
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With the massive interest in my recent video showing my custom made back scabbard or sheath, there has been heaps of questions like how useful it would be for The Witcher? Could you do flips with a sword on your back? What about backpacks? And many more as well as some additional thoughts of my own. My previous video explaining my back scabbard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EWi2DnDoaI&t Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight
Views: 41768 Shadiversity
The Castles Time Forgot
 
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Guess what? Most medieval castles didn't look like what you think they did. Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/en-GB/stores/shadiversity
Views: 258562 Shadiversity
How and why CASTLES were invented
 
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The Medieval castle is one of the most iconic fortresses ever built, so how and why were they invented? Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Why were Castles built? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6nq6nFaCWM Background music by kevin macleod
Views: 133108 Shadiversity
FIGHT REVIEW, Crimes against medieval realism: Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves PART 4
 
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PART 4 of an in depth historical analysis and review of the medieval accuracy in the film Robin Hood, Prince of thieves, as well as an analysis of the final sword fight. Very Interesting shirt: https://teespring.com/very-interesting-shadiversity Other shirts and hoodies: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Skallagrim striking with a bow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5YHFy5AXyA&t
Views: 46792 Shadiversity
The historical origin of the Paladin crotch flap, NOT A TABARD!
 
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The classic fantasy Paladin always seems to have some type of cloth crotch flap hanging down in between their legs, which many identify as a tabard. I'm here to tell you that is incorrect and what it is truly based on from history. Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight
Views: 114278 Shadiversity
Why were early medieval buildings round?
 
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The classic early medieval cottage, home or hovel was often round or circular but why was this the case and what, if any, were the advantages of this design. Awesome Shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity
Views: 226430 Shadiversity
The Heater Shield, Part 1 name and popularity
 
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The Heater Shield seems to be the most well known shield and the most popular, but why? In this video I talk about what the medieval heater shield is, hope you enjoy.
Views: 34949 Shadiversity
Jedi fight with their lightsabers WRONG: Star Wars
 
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Upon careful examination of the handling properties of a Jedi knight's Lightsaber I've found that the best way to fight with them is something very different to how They are fought with in the movies. Rey's terrible very bad lightsaber skills: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irvU09MM-l4&t Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Awesome shirts by Shadiversity: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7
Views: 382857 Shadiversity
Would CASTLES be useful against Magic and Dragons? FANTASY RE-ARMED
 
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Does the fantasy in Medieval Fantasy make castle redundant?
Views: 204968 Shadiversity
Is SKYHOLD from Dragons Age Inquisition done right?
 
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The Castle Skyhold from dragon Age Inquisition looks awesome, but how realistic is it?
Views: 168736 Shadiversity
STUPID things people say about medieval SWORDS
 
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There's a lot of misinformation out there about the medieval sword and this video intends to clear things up. Shadiversity T shirts: https://teespring.com/longsword Skallagrim's video on halfswording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwuQPfvSSlo Background Music from the Legendary Kevin Macleod. Master of the Feast by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1400019 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Views: 531956 Shadiversity
The Kite Shield, the KING of the Shields, part 1
 
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In my opinion the kite shield is the most underestimated medieval period shield. In these videos I attempt to fix that.
Views: 106568 Shadiversity
Underappreciated Historical Weapons: WAR DARTS / Fletched Javelins
 
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A series looking at the underappreciated, somewhat unknown, historical weapons that really existed. In this episode we'll be looking at the War Dart, also known as Fletched Javelin. Tod's Workshop's video on War Darts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJotBsrqbwI&t Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity
Views: 117954 Shadiversity
What did wooden castles look like and how were they built?
 
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Because none the wood castles of the medieval period have survived, what they looked like and how they were built is a mystery, so in this video I try and figure it out. Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Come join the discord server and have a chat: https://discord.gg/a3NJVh7 Want to buy awesome swords and stuff? Check out SwordsOfMight.com through this affiliate link: http://bit.ly/shadiversityswordsofmight Awesome shadiversity T-shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Videos mentioned: The castles time forgot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3uvVV2bEfk What rooms are inside real medieval castles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5mb2Zcw6mc&t Why were medieval castles white: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTlps-OZFDM&t Medieval Wattle and daub cottages: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4lszlCXYP8&t Music track "Castle" by kevin macleod
Views: 206239 Shadiversity
The TRUTH about full plate armor
 
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Medieval steel plate armor is often misunderstood, so here I endeavor to clear up those misconceptions.
Views: 463363 Shadiversity
Why solitary medieval WATCHTOWERS were so rare
 
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Different to castles and fortresses, the military watchtower is a smaller military outpost and often depicted in strategy videos games and movies but what if they didn't exist in medieval times? Why were castles invented: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li33U-0vdw8&t The Machicolations shirt and others: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity Shadiversity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shadiversity Background Music, Castle, By Kevin Macleod
Views: 232958 Shadiversity
What was medieval warfare like? (feat. Overly Sarcastic Productions)
 
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What were the distinctive elements of warfare and battle in the medieval period? Why were castles built: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6nq6nFaCWM Overly Sarcastic Productions video on Classical Warfare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMpCDwOGZzU Shadiversity T Shirts: https://teespring.com/stores/shadiversity
Views: 231708 Shadiversity

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