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tonymaillman

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  1. The old original one would be a start walking 9 paces across the manor hall where you would be tried holding a red hot iron bar in both hands outstretched in front of you .......... you did of course HAVE to pick it up first from within a cauldron of boiling water
  2. Bring back trial by ordeal
  3. Obviously not the French besides, English archers would quite often remove their shoes and shoot barefooted anyway, gave them better grip on their backleg which took most of the force when shooting arrows skywards.
  4. Shambolic battle tactics by the French and also the mud did help as well
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