Though one of the best-documented of medieval bombards, Mons Meg was the subject of exaggeration and legend

Sands, Kathleen
August 1999
Military History;Aug99, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p22
Provides information on `Mons Meg,' one of the bombards or cannons used by British sovereigns in the 14th century that survived the 20th century. Overview on the creation of the bombard; Description on the `Mons Meg'; Reason the cannon was seldom used.


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