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Medieval catapults used carved rock as well as dead animal carcasses intended to spread disease and the decapitated heads of soldiers to lower moral. Arrow loops which were slits within walls gave archers a huge advantage as they were shaped like funnels and allowed arches to look out without being seen. Crossbows were primarily made out of yew wood as it contains sapwood which is ideal for tension and heartwood which is ideal for compression. Crossbowswere reviled by knights as it made them vul...


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