Portrait of Maximilian I

Maximilian I

In 1500 Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I was Europe’s most powerful ruler and a famous tournament competitor. His court invented new forms of jousting and he employed many of the best armourers, including members of the Seusenhofer and Helmschmid families.

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Strange but true

A bullet fired from a gun parallel to the ground, and an identical one dropped from the same height simultaneously, will both hit the ground at the same time.