Insights from Historical Artwork

In the center of this illustration a fighter wields a long handled sword in a unique reverse, double-hand over-head thrusting n the center of the illustration a fighter wields a grip. He appears to be attacking the archer on the far right. On the left a large fighter with what appears to be a short sitting slender blade prepares to behead an archer behind him another fighter with a pole-arm also attacks. The center archer while seems to be wounded and fleeing. Several of plate armor lie strewn about the ground. From Battle of Pieces Nogent-sur-Seine (from the 100 Years War).
- French illuminated manuscripts, Bibliotheqe Nationale de France.



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