Two hunting swords and one hunting spear, highly decorated on a green background

Research

The Royal Armouries encourages research into arms and armour and related subjects from all periods of history from antiquity to the present day.

SUMMER FUN AT FORT NELSON

There will be plenty of SUMMER FUN activities to keep the children entertained at Fort Nelson, from Thursday 23 July – Monday 31 August 2015.

23 July 2015

Fort Nelson

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Did you know?

Supersonic Tudors

During the reign of King Henry VIII, if not earlier, guns were capable of firing cannonballs faster than the speed of sound – the first supersonic weapons!

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