Mid 1400's -- NOW What Gun Would You Choose?

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Alden

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It is 1455. There's finally gonna be an actual battle here in St. Albans (UK), the first of the Wars of the Roses between the Houses of York and Lancaster. You command his armed retainers as favored vassal to your nobleman.

What gun would you choose for them!?
 

flintlock75

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First I would have 2 demi culverins placed with each company sized unit and 2 culverins on each flank. My first inclination would be to arm them with longbows not harquebuses, The reason would be greater firepower and higher rate of fire, the culverins can be used to break a cavalry charge and support the infantry. Even trained gunners would only be able to fire twice per minute but a trained bowman could put 8-12 arrows in the air in the same time span.
 
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