Myths About History We Believe to Be True Thanks to Movies

Sometimes in movies, you wonder why knights even bother wearing armor as it’s so often easily penetrated. However, this is not true, plate armor was actually very effective at blocking attacks. Unlike some movies, wearers could also move around easily. Chain mail was also effective at blocking slicing attacks, but it was less effective against pointed weapons.

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January 23, 2022 | 6:14 pm