Fwd: [SCA-MissileCombat] French Noble Archers
- I highly recommend Master Thorvald's paper. It provides hard numbers to refute the old misconception about nobles not using archery in battle.Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf, WestBegin forwarded message:From: James Prescott <prescotj@...>Date: June 13, 2011 2:20:14 PM PDTSubject: [SCA-MissileCombat] French Noble ArchersReply-To: SCA-MissileCombat@yahoogroups.com
From about 1420 to 1560 a significant proportion of French nobles
were expected and required to serve as archers.
Full paper at:
In Service to the Dream,
Thorvald Grimsson, OP, OL, OGGS