The History of Leith

December 11, 2009

Scottish Armour and Pikes

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source-Edinburgh Castle

For hundreds of years the Pike had been a staple of the modern battlefield. Spears have been around since the dawn of man. A simple enough weapon, made from a stick and something sharp,

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