Re: [SCA-Archery] Looking for info on a "Flanders shoot"
- I always thought the Flanders Shoot was where a group
of townsmen guilds members armed with crossbows and
pole arms took on the best the French could throw at
them in chivalry - and won. (Battle of the Golden
--- David Thompson-Hall <dghall@...> wrote:
> So I know that I have seen and at some point__________________________________________________
> participated in a
> perhaps-period archery contest called a "flanders
> shoot" or something
> of the sort.
> My recollection is that it is a grid (maybe 5x5)
> with numbers placed
> randomly... but if this is so, I don't recall why
> it's called the
> "flanders shoot", or how it might be even remotely
> Maybe this was just a made up term, but I swear I
> thought it was
> vaguely medieval...
> Has anyone else done a shoot of this name or type?
> And I don't
> suppose anyone would have reference to any period
> sources for it...?
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