Ayrshire Post

A history of weapons


‘ Scottish Weapons’ is the subject of the next instalment of FREE talks and performanc­es taking place at the Dick Institute in Kilmarnock on Thursday September 19 at 6pm.

Dr. David Caldwell, archaeolog­ist, historian and former Scottish Weapons Curator at the National Museums of Scotland, will present an illustrate­d survey of the weapons used by our ancestors, from medieval times onwards, to bolster their reputation as warriors. Contact 01563 554343 for free briefs.

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Good protection A basket hilted sword

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