Viscount Matheus Bane, Archery Marshall of Adiantum, has recently completed
a test of this kind. The results were presented at the Bows and Blades event
in Three Mountains last month. I have forwarded your email on to him.
TAM - Barony of Adiantum
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marc Carlson [mailto:marccarlson20@...]
> Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 9:21 AM
> To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [SCA-Archery] Archery articles question and introduction
> Greetings, I am new to this list, so please forgive me if I do
> anything inappropriate.
> Just for some background, I am do research regarding medieval material
> culture (I seem to be best known for the whole shoe thing, but I do
> other stuff. One of my side projects currently is involving testing
> medieval arrowhead penetration through various armor types. In the
> process of this, I have been trying to find documentation of previous
> similar experiments, and having very little success. I'm not having
> any problems with digging up anecdotal material of the "well, me and
> my buddy went out and shot some arrows into some chainmail" or "well
> my Laurel told me...". I have sufficient anecdotal material, but in
> this case I already have plenty of that already, thank you. (Much of
> which comes from earlier informal tests I've been involved with over
> the years :) ) What I'm looking for is articles, studies,
> conference proceedings, heck, even a dissertation or two. I'm coming
> up relatively dry. Any suggestions?
> Thank you for your time.
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