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British Civil Wars Pikemen

A brief introduction to one of the main weapons in use during the English Civil War - the pike. Most infantry regiments still had a proportion of men equipped with these long spears, particularly for deterring an attack by cavalry. Animation by Cromwell Museum volunteer Felix Copping.

Note: A subtitled version of this film is available on the MyLearning Youtube channel. 


Film © The Cromwell Museum