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Re: the wreath shoot

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  • agincort@juno.com
    ... suspended ... That may be. The historic answer seems to be from the Luttrell psalter, where the wreath is lying against the target back. No problem seeing
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 9, 2004
      > The next target presented was a fourteen inch wreath suspended by a
      > string from a rather whippy bamboo garden stake. The old ballads
      > mention that the outlaws would practice shooting at a wreath or garland
      suspended
      > from a tree branch.

      That may be. The historic answer seems to be from the Luttrell psalter,
      where the wreath is lying against the target back. No problem seeing the
      hits.
      .........................................................
      Ian Gourdon of Glen Awe
      Midrealm Forester, OP
      "No matter where you go, there - you'll want your bow"
    • Carolus Eulenhorst
      This would be one historic source. The legends, however, refer to a hanging wreath. In this case the effort was to recreate the legend rather than a
      Message 2 of 3 , Nov 9, 2004
        This would be one historic source. The legends, however, refer to a
        hanging wreath. In this case the effort was to recreate the legend rather
        than a particular, unrelated, illustration.
        Carolus

        At 02:00 PM 11/9/2004, you wrote:

        > > The next target presented was a fourteen inch wreath suspended by a
        > > string from a rather whippy bamboo garden stake. The old ballads
        > > mention that the outlaws would practice shooting at a wreath or garland
        >suspended
        > > from a tree branch.
        >
        >That may be. The historic answer seems to be from the Luttrell psalter,
        >where the wreath is lying against the target back. No problem seeing the
        >hits.
        >.........................................................
        >Ian Gourdon of Glen Awe
        >Midrealm Forester, OP
        >"No matter where you go, there - you'll want your bow"
        >
        >
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      • Carolus Eulenhorst
        This would be one historic source. The legends, however, refer to a hanging wreath. In this case the effort was to recreate the legend rather than a
        Message 3 of 3 , Nov 10, 2004
          This would be one historic source. The legends, however, refer to a
          hanging wreath. In this case the effort was to recreate the legend rather
          than a particular, unrelated, illustration.
          Carolus

          At 02:00 PM 11/9/2004, you wrote:

          > > The next target presented was a fourteen inch wreath suspended by a
          > > string from a rather whippy bamboo garden stake. The old ballads
          > > mention that the outlaws would practice shooting at a wreath or garland
          >suspended
          > > from a tree branch.
          >
          >That may be. The historic answer seems to be from the Luttrell psalter,
          >where the wreath is lying against the target back. No problem seeing the
          >hits.
          >.........................................................
          >Ian Gourdon of Glen Awe
          >Midrealm Forester, OP
          >"No matter where you go, there - you'll want your bow"
          >
          >
          >---8<---------------------------------------------
          >Brought to you YahooGroups Ad Free in 2003 by Medieval Mart
          >Get Medieval at Mad Macsen's http://www.medievalmart.com/
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