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Re: [SCA-Archery] New book on the longbow

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  • John Edgerton
    I ordered my copy from Amazon UK. I am going to write up the table of contents and post it so that people can get an idea of all the book contains. Jon ...
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 14, 2005
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      I ordered my copy from Amazon UK.

      I am going to write up the table of contents and post it so that people
      can get an idea of all the
      book contains.

      Jon

      Scott B. Jaqua wrote:

      >John edgerton wrote:
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      >>I just got my copy of "The Great Warbow" in the mail today from
      >>England. I would like to strongly recommend it to anyone that is
      >>interested in learning the history of the bow in combat in England from
      >>Norman to Tudor times.
      >>
      >>Jon
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      >It looks like I'll be ordering a copy of that soon! Sir Jon, where did
      >you order your copy from. I could not find it on the American book site
      >posted earlier.
      >
      >On another note. I always have a problem reconciling Robert Hardy the
      >Historian and Author with Robert Hardy the Actor. I think maybe because
      >I first ran across him first in his acting career on the BBC's
      >production of All Creatures Great And Small.
      >
      >It's wasn't until I was almost finished with "The Longbow" that I found
      >his picture on the back cover page and realized it was the same person.
      >
      >But now I classify him with some of the great experts in their field.
      >
      >To me Robert Hardy is to English Archery what........
      >
      >Ewart Oakeshott was to the Medieval Sword, what.......
      >
      >Harold Peterson was to the History of Fighting Knives, and what.......
      >
      >Sir David Edge is to the research of Medieval Armour.
      >
      >Njall
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      >


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