Re: [SCA-Archery] Archery article
- I have Jarl Einar's story.I am familiar with Richard de Clare, but not with Ivan Strongbow. Are there any sources that tell of them actually using a bow in battle? I need to be able to document my references.JonOn Jan 9, 2010, at 9:59 AM, obsidian@... wrote:
Richard de Clare, called "Strongbow", conqueror of Leinster in 1171.
Ivan Strongbow, sub-prince of Gorodets 1403-1408, and prince of Suzdal 1412-1414.
The famous story of Jarl Einar's bow being shattered by Jarl Finn's bowshot in the sea-battle of Svölðr, AD 1000.
"Ausculta, feminae novae in lacunis recumbens gladii dispensans non fundamentum pro formula administrationis est."
http://web.raex. com/~obsidian/ regindex. html