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Battle plan of oakwood manor!

  1. 1. Battle Plan of Oakwood Manor<br />Lord Gwen <br />Sir Anne<br />Mary, wife of Authur<br />Emma, wife of Simon<br />
  2. 2. Knight’s Weapons<br />Knight’s Weapons:<br />Daggers <br />Lance<br />Maces<br />Flail<br />Medieval Swords<br />Broadsword<br />Falchion Sword<br />Greatsword<br />Longsword<br />Medieval Shields<br />
  3. 3. Knight’s Weapons<br />Lance<br />Flail<br />Falchion Sword<br />
  4. 4. Serf’s Weapons<br />Serf’s Weapons:<br />Polearms<br />Battle Axes<br />Flail<br />Longbow<br />Bows<br />Crossbow<br />Poleaxe<br />Quarterstaff<br />Spears<br />Warhammer<br />
  5. 5. Serf’s Weapons<br />Battle Axe<br />Quarterstaff<br />Crossbow<br />
  6. 6. Siege Weapons<br />Ballista- similar to a giant crossbow; designed to aim huge wooden or iron clad darts and arrows as well as heavy bolts and spears<br />Battering Ram- used to pound, punch and shake down gates, doors and walls; could also be used as a bridge across moats or ditches, or an access route to the castle<br />Trebuchet- similar to a catapult; used for hurling heavy stones to smash castle or city walls; can diminish castles, fortresses and cities to ruins<br />
  7. 7. The Ballista<br />
  8. 8. The Battering Ram<br />The battering ram being used to break down a castle wall<br />
  9. 9. The Trebuchet<br />
  10. 10. Fighters and Training<br />Knights:<br />All knights went through at least 14 years of training<br />All knights are equipped with 5 or 6 deadly weapons<br />Have been trained by the quantain; trained them to use a lance<br />Have attended pell training specializing in the training of swordsmanship<br />Serfs:<br />Fight on foot<br />Many are skilled in archery <br />
  11. 11. Transportation<br />Use river and sea travel to transport supplies<br />Army follows rivers while supplies are being carried by barges<br />Armies regularly resupplied by ships traveling along the coast<br />Have supply trains available in case we do not have access to water while traveling<br />
  12. 12. Barge<br />
  13. 13. Supplies<br />Wooden castles were carried in small sections to be put together once the destination is reached (for offense use only)<br />Firepots; pots full of tar, lime, or other boiling liquids, were used to pour on the enemy<br />Tents and food were brought while traveling and water was easily accessed from the rivers<br />From the church we purchased the crown of thorns that Jesus Christ himself wore at the time of his death. This relic has also been blessed by the Pope<br />
  14. 14. Crown of Thorns <br />Relics from martyrs are much more powerful than other relics. Jesus is arguably the most well known martyr in history, which makes this relic even more powerful.<br />
  15. 15. Armor<br />Boiled Leather<br />Gambeson<br />Arming Doublet<br />Chain Mail<br />Brigandine<br />Plate Armor<br />Shield<br />Combat or Battle Helmet<br />Helmet<br />
  16. 16. Castle Defensive Features<br />The castle on Oakwood Manor is a concentric castle, which can be described as “a castle within a castle.” <br />The castle is made up of lots of walls, towers, and gatehouses in one large area within successive forms of defense.<br />
  17. 17. Concentric Castle<br />
  18. 18. Castle Defensive Features<br />Our castle features also include a drawbridge, moat, gatehouse, crenellations, murder holes, death traps, barbican portcullis, and different sizes of arrow slips to fit various types of weapons through.<br />
  19. 19. Moat<br />
  20. 20. Arrow Slips<br />
  21. 21. Fighting Strategies –Biological Warfare<br />Our fighters use biological weapons such as catapulting dead and diseased animals into a defended fortress to help spread disease (offense only)<br />
  22. 22. Fighting Strategies – Psychological Warfare<br />We use psychological warfare by propping up dummies to make our defense look bigger and intimidate the enemies (defense only).<br />Another way we use psychological warfare is by throwing the heads of our dead enemies back into their castle (offense only).<br />
  23. 23. Fighting Strategies - Alliances<br />We have an alliance with Golden Lake Manor and Hornwood Manor.<br />Lord Roslin of Golden Lake Manor and Lord Theutberga of Hornwood have agreed to fight along side Oakwood Manor in battle. <br />Their armies will help us outnumber our enemies and they will use their strategies to ensure our success.<br />
  24. 24. Castle Extras<br />Donjons – massive square towers were built on the castles for protection.<br />Stairs – stairs were built between each floor on the castle so that right-handed attackers found it difficult to use their swords when climbing a staircase and most of their bodies would be easily attacked by defenders on the floors above.<br />Moats – water filled ditches enclosed the castle.<br />Wall – an 8 foot thick wall surrounded the castle.<br />
  25. 25. Castle Extras (cont.)<br />Gatehouse – main entrance to the castle, which was usually attacked first, and clever traps awaited the intruder.<br />Bailey – animals and villagers sheltered were, and it was usually right behind the castle walls.<br />Wells – they were vital for drinking water and washing.<br />Keep – shelter deep within the castle where the lord and his family were protected.<br />Hoardings – protected the defenders. Animal hides stretched over the top of them for protection against flaming arrows. From the hoardings, they dropped rocks, boiling water, and burning lime on the opposing army. <br />

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