Chilling battles: How Medieval Knights Fought in the Freezing Cold (Video)
The clanking of metal and the sight of knights riding on horseback with their full suits of armor is a familiar image from medieval times. But what was it really like to wear such heavy and bulky armor, particularly in freezing temperatures? The life of a medieval knight was not all tournaments and chivalry.
In fact, they often had to face brutal weather conditions while wearing their suits of armor. This article will explore the experiences of medieval knights who donned their protective gear in the freezing cold and snow, revealing the unique challenges they faced on the battlefield.
Top image: Medieval knight in a winter blizzard. Source: brunogm / Adobe Stock.