Monday, May 28, 2018

Fact of the Day: King James Artillery

King James II of Scotland was an early adopter of artillery. But it would be his doom as he stood too close to a cannon and the force ended his life.  

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  1. Damn, guess he should have let others test them out first

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  2. Goodness! You'd think he'd have some sense to move a bit further!

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  3. Well, it was a new weapon, at least in Europe. Not surprising that he didn't realize the implications of its power.

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  4. I bet the gunner was punished severely, if he survived the blast.

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  5. Be careful what you adopt.

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