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  • russell
    Aug 10, 2010
      Japanese Samurai are not Peasents, They are Nobles and they used bows in this time period. Asian Nobles as a grp used bows and were still Nobles. Yes I know your intrest is western but please dont forget other parts of the world.

      --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, John edgerton <sirjon1@...> wrote:
      > I have just finished the first full draft on an article on "Archery
      > in War and Social Status". You know the "Nobles never used archery
      > in battle. It was only used by peasants and serfs." argument. This
      > is 25 pages with footnotes refuting this and I would appreciate any
      > helpful comments or questions on it before I make it generally
      > available. I can email anyone that would like to read it over and
      > comment a copy.
      > Thank you
      > Jon
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