You may have heard stories of how the English won the battle in Agincourt thanks to the English and Welsh archers using the dreaded longbow. The longbow is such a part of English identity that even Shakespeare wrote about it: Fight, gentlemen of England! fight, bold yeomen!Draw, archers, draw your arrows to the head!Spur your […]

Medieval Missile Weapons and Longbows: Myths and Reality — Nicholas C. Rossis