Medieval soldiers on the job


Medieval soldiers on the job
La salle des gardes, Château Fort de Sedan, Sedan, France

Life was tough for medieval soldiers on the job. Being shot by an arrow from a crossbow must have hurt. No matter where it hit, it could cause a lot of bleeding. And in the hands of a good crossbowman, it could be terrifyingly accurate. That accuracy diminishes the more the crossbowman is distracted from behind.


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