Reverend Paul Wilcock is Head of the Arms and Armour Research Group at the University of Huddersfield.
While the group undertakes research in a range of arms related academic fields, as an honorary historical consultant, Paul’s particular area of research and publication, focuses on European edged weapons of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Did you know?
First commercial steel melting
Benjamin Huntsman of Sheffield is widely credited with the first commercial melting of steel in around 1740, using his crucible process. However, the melting of steel had long been practiced in central Asia and India and was known as Damascus steel.
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