S44 E13: Secrets of the Shining Knight

Aired: 9/20/2017 | 0:53:30 | Expires: 4/25/2019 | Episode
Once upon a time, knighthood was serious business, and for countless medieval fighters, their armor was what stood between life and death. NOVA challenged a blacksmith and master armorer to recreate parts of an elite armor. We trace their journey as they rediscover centuries-old metalworking secrets, then put their new armor to the ultimateultimate test against a period musket.