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Siege scene, c1260, (1843). Copy of a manuscript illustration showing a party preparing to attempt the breach which has been made in the tower. Others are raised by means of a wooden machine to fight on an equality with soldiers on the walls. On the right, similar expedients are adopted to raise the men in the ships. Illustration from Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages from the Seventh to the Seventeenth Centuries, by Henry Shaw, (London, 1843). Artist: Henry Shaw.
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