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bowmen of England

the story of the English longbow
  • 200 Pages
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Pen & Sword Military Classics , Barnsley, S. Yorkshire
Longbows -- England -- History., Archers -- England -- History., Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1066-

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StatementDonald Featherstone.
SeriesPen & Sword military classics ;, series no. 1, Pen & Sword military classics (Series) ;, series no. 1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA60 .F4 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3754462M
ISBN 100850529468
LC Control Number2003447369
OCLC/WorldCa51000956

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The longbow's origins can be traced to Wales/5(5). The English bowman was the professional fighting man who during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries dominated Europe. He was the most significant single factor that revolutionized all the mediaeval concepts and old traditions of warfare. This study is a reconstruction in human terms of an age of courage, vitality and endurance/5(3).

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Section I Archery always an Amusement in England - Till of late confined chiefly to the North - Revival of Archery in the South - Cause - Value of the Art as an Exercise - Authorities - Archery paticularly recommended to young Persons - Not denied to old Age -Effect of Archery in relieving the Mind.

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We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Archery is the art, sport, practice, or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows. The word comes from the Latin ically, archery has been used for hunting and combat.

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Popular Archery after the Norman Conquest. Between the Norman Conquest in and the ravages of the Black Death in –50 the practice of archery among the ordinary people of England and Wales produced archers and bows of such power and capability that they became a significant factor in European history, to the amazement of contemporary : The History Press.

The English longbow was a powerful medieval type of longbow (a tall bow for archery) about 6 ft ( m) long used by the English and Welsh for hunting and as a weapon in warfare. English use of longbows was effective against the French during the Hundred Years' War, particularly at the start of the war in the battles of Sluys (), Crécy (), and Poitiers (), and perhaps most.

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Donald Featherstone Bowmen of England (Pen & Sword, ) pp. $ The late Donald Featherstone’s Bowmen of England is a concise history of the English longbow and the men who used it. The book itself was first published in This is a reprint. The Bowmen was a short piece of fiction by Arthur Machen published in a London newspaper, The Evening News, on the 29th September, By Machen’s standards it’s not one of his best pieces, written at a time when he was working at the paper as a journalist.

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With a rich and intriguing history, the longbow was a vital piece of equipment that helped to shape the very foundations of England’s history.

Read the full review here. Sarah Bryson, Author. As featured in History of WarPrice: £ Part V. The Last Victories. Chapter The Wars of the Roses – At the time of the expulsion of the English from their Continental possessions, no blame was laid at the door of the longbow, nor did there seem to be any permanent discrediting of its power.

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