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Re: Buying My First Bow

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  • logantheboweyder
    Hmmm... http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/carol-sum1.html Charlemagne calls for the army, to meet in Saxony, and lists among what they should bring, a bow
    Message 1 of 21 , May 18, 2010
      Hmmm...

      http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/carol-sum1.html

      Charlemagne calls for the army, to meet in Saxony, and lists among what they should bring, a bow and quiver with arrows.

      --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, Carolus <eulenhorst@...> wrote:
      >
      > In either case these were the Saxons in the British and not in Saxony
      > proper.
      > Carolus
      >
      > Randal of Camusfearna wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Logan,
      > >
      > > I don't think you are getting it out of context. I found the
      > > following a bit further on...
      > >
      > >
      > > "Now was riot raised, the ravens wheeled,
      > > The eagle, eager for carrion, there was a cry on earth.
      > > Then loosed they from their hands the file-hard lance,
      > > The sharp-ground spears to fly.
      > > Bows were busied - buckler met point
      > > Bitter was the battle-rush, warriors fell
      > > On either hand, the young men lay!"
      > >
      > >
      > > However, I cannot determine from either segment whether the
      > > bows were used by the Anglo-Saxons, or the Vikings, or both.
      > >
      > >
      > > -Randal
      > >
      > > <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA-Archery/message/27483;_ylc=X3oDMTJxams4dWQyBF9TAzk3MzU5NzE1BGdycElkAzI1OTUzMQRncnBzcElkAzE3MDU3Njc1MDMEbXNnSWQDMjc0ODMEc2VjA2Rtc2cEc2xrA3Ztc2cEc3RpbWUDMTI3Mzg0MDUxMQ-->
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Posted by: "logantheboweyder" logantheboweyder@...
      > > <mailto:logantheboweyder@...?Subject=%20Re%3A%20Buying%20My%20First%20Bow>
      > > logantheboweyder <http://profiles.yahoo.com/logantheboweyder>
      > >
      > >
      > > Thu May 13, 2010 10:18 am (PDT)
      > >
      > > Maybe I got this comment out of context...
      > >
      > > <SNIP>
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