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Iron horse shoes: 12th century

Iron horse shoes: 12th century
3 0 c m
actual image size: 31cm x 22cm

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Iron horse shoes dated from the 12th century and introduced by the Normans in 1066. The Norman kings depended on the support of the cavalry in wartime and the 'Chivalrous' landowning nobility during peace. Nobles were obliged to own and equip horses for war.

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1100 AD - 1200 AD
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