On an autumn day almost 1000 years ago, one of the greatest battles in history began. Invaders have struck England, their prized weapon, and armoured knight, a powerful horse, an unstoppable charge, Yet the charge is stopped by a wall of English shields. Before the sun set, these English knights of France will win England…or an English grave.
Ancient Warriors – The Series
There have been countless warring civilizations thought history, from the Aztecs to the Samurai, Vikings, Ninjas, Huns and more. First shown on The Discovery Channel, this series traces the rise of major fighting cultures by exploring the motivations of ancient soldiers and their leaders. Viewers learn of the visions these warriors sought to impose on the world, and how they lived, fought, trained, and finally died.
Running time: 24 mins
Originally broadcast on Discovery Channel