Dr. Strangelove wrote:Rhoetus wrote:I'm going to try and stop arguing with you Doc, I'm already bald, I'm out of hair to pull out.
I will however suggest watching,http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTyjb0-TsxYGet about 2 minutes in, and then you can see some of what people in 70 or 80 lbs of armor can do. The jousting is real, just blunt lances, and of course, the foot combat is staged, but you can see the speed and maneuverability of the guys.
I am sorry. I don't mean to anger you. I love knights as well.
Doc, it takes a lot to anger me... frustrating me is a different story. I've already said that I agree with you for the most part on the peasant thing...but I think you may have an oversimplified idea of the groundwork that would need to be involved.