Six Medieval Arrow Types – What are they for?

Tod of discusses six medieval arrow head forms. How and why they were used with the English Longbow in Medieval Britain.

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Arrow heads discussed:

Plate Cutter

Needle Bodkin

Barbed type 16

Leaf shape

Swallow Tail


Shot on location at Kentwell Hall, Suffolk, UK. The most extraordinary place and the reason I started making historical replicas. Thank You.