Check out Henry V's battle gear

BBC promo shows Henry's sword, saddle and shield

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This BBC promo video is for a longer program, but it shows some of Henry V's battle gear, including an old shield, sword and saddle. If you're in Britain, check out the program, called Shakespeare's Restless World.

But the real reason for this post is that Henry V reminds me of one of the best film versions of the Shakespeare drama, with Kenneth Branagh as the king. Here's my favorite speech from the film, which will make you want to run into battle immediately. People should watch this speech every day before they go to work:

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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