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Old 01-26-2016, 09:45 AM   #10
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Re: Resolving the Longbow Puzzle

David Soroko wrote: View Post
No they didn't - that is indeed the subject of the paper. Are you saying that the artisans on the continent were not capable of crafting longbows?
I was thinking more of arrows, but yes, I am saying that the product produced by continental artisans with no training or experience would likely be inferior to what could be shipped from England, where there were large numbers of people dedicated to the effort. (See the link I posted.)

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