The Crooked Stick: A History of the Longbow

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In The Crooked Stick: A History of the Longbow , historian Hugh D. H. Soar presents the engaging story of this most charismatic standoff weapon. Through a remarkable command of manuscript and printed sources and a judicious use of material evidence, including his own important collection of rare longbows, Hugh Soar establishes the deep connections of this bow to England, Scotland, and Wales. Figures in the past appear alongside detailed descriptions of bows, strings, arrows, and arrowheads, while the rise of institutions ...

The Crooked Stick: A History of the Longbow 2009, Westholme Publishing, Yardley, Pa.

ISBN-13: 9781594160905

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The Crooked Stick: A History of the Longbow 2004, Westholme Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781594160028

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