Reverend Paul Wilcock is Head of the Arms and Armour Research Group at the University of Huddersfield.
While the group undertakes research in a range of arms related academic fields, as an honorary historical consultant, Paul’s particular area of research and publication, focuses on European edged weapons of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Did you know?
World's biggest bore!
The largest bore gun ever built, fired a 3 feet diameter cast iron ball weighing around 1 tonne, containing 215kg (400lbs) of gunpowder to a range of 2.4 kilometres (1.5 miles). It was designed by Robert Mallett and is on display at Fort Nelson.
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