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medieval shields

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what would have the common medieval warrior painted on his shield? spear and shield was the most common form of armament, so what would they have put on their shields? looking at some illuminations, the knights and royalty obviously have their own family crests but what about the commoner? if a group of soldiers were levied by the same noble, would they perhaps paint their lords crest?

in some later works it appears that the average soldier wears uniform designs, like in pic related, if someone knows of earlier illuminations, like during the first crusades, or the time of Charlemagne that show the shield designs of common soldiers please post
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Visionary or villain? Military genius or blunderer?
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What's the value of studying history?
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Why are texans so obsessed with The Texas Revolution? It's literally a not even a blip on historical radar, and yet they romanticize it like it's the second coming of Christ
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Is there any advantage in history to being landlocked? It seems like a great disadvantage in almost every respect. Also,
>Poor Moldova
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Turks

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Are turks pretty much arabs? Literally every turk i see looks like an arab. Why dont they look more asian like kazakh people?
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Fossils on Antarctica

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What are some important fossil finds on Antarctica?
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Make the Catholic Church great Again,
vote Jesus Christ the Atheist for Pope!

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Archbishop wants Pope Francis to resign
https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2018/08/27/pope-francis-vigano-resign-baldwin-sandoval-nr.cnn

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And who's going to pay for it?
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G-D
the Atheist

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So when are they gonna do it
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/his/ Book Thread: Quran Edition

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Previous Thread: >>4297360

/his/ Book Thread; come discuss what you're reading, ask for recommendations or recommend some books to your fellow anons, ask for opinions on some books you've been thinking of reading.
>Hundreds of book lists for research into numerous topics, with explanations of each recommendation
https://pastebin.com/u/jonstond2/1

>Compilation of Recommended Reading Charts from previous threads:
https://imgur.com/a/7YLKv


Mega libraries of free e-books suggested by kind anons:

>2,000 World History Books
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>Temple of Solomon (Mysticism/Occult Books)
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>E-book/Audio book sites:

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https://www.digitalbook.io/
http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/
https://www.audible.com/
https://www.goodreads.com/
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>Other Recommended Reading Resources:
http://4chanlit.wikia.com/wiki/Charts
https://www.reddit.com/r/history/wiki/recommendedlist
http://4chanlit.wikia.com/wiki/Recommended_Reading/Literature_by_origin
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