IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 603: Power and Force: Weapons of Mass Destruction, II: Medieval Gunpowder and Weapons

Tuesday 15 July 2003, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:The Royal Armouries
Organiser:Kay Smith, Independent Scholar, Leeds
Moderator/Chair:Guy M. Wilson, International Association of Museums of Arms and Military History
Paper 603-aSaltpetre Making and Gunpowder Production before 1540
(Language: English)
Bert S. Hall, Victoria College, University of Toronto, Downtown
Index terms: Military History, Technology
Paper 603-bMaking Medieval Gunpowder
(Language: English)
Kay Smith, Independent Scholar, Leeds
Index terms: Military History, Technology
Paper 603-cWhy Did Charles the Bold's Gunpowder Weapons not Triumph at Neuss, Grandson, Murten and Nancy
(Language: English)
Kelly DeVries, Department of History, Loyola College, Maryland / Royal Armouries, Leeds
Index terms: Military History, Technology
Abstract

This session will present new research on experiments in the early development of gunpowder and gunpowder weapons.