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Testing Henry VIII's firearms

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An exhibition of the most complete collection of King Henry VIII's personal arms and armour is set to open in London.

Graham Ryder from the Royal Armouries in Leeds explains to the BBC's Robert Hall how Henry VIII had a huge influence on the development of weapons.

He demonstrates a reconstruction of the type of musket Henry's armies would have used.

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