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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: the wreath shoot

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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 1 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.
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