The archers dominated Medieval warfare. Every able bodied
man was required to practise at 'the butts' for a number of
days a year.
The Welsh used a special long bow. When Edward I finally defeated
the Welsh in the late thirteenth century, the longbowmen and
their skills were brought into the English army.
They were used to devastating effect in the Hundred Years
War against against the French. The skills of the longbowmen
won the Battle of Agincourt for Henry V despite the fact his
soldiers were hugely outnumbered.
trebuchet in the picture was used in castle sieges. How do
you think it worked?
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