Tag: archery

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Twinbow II crossbow

The Twinbow II is an interesting, and beautifully designed, crossbow made by Swiss Crossbow. Click to expand. It can be cocked in three seconds and fire a bolt at a speed of 370 feet/sec [ I know nothing about crossbows so I am not sure how revolutionary a 3 second [Read More…]

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Medieval Archery

I came across a fascinating article discussing medieval archery, specifically the English victory over the French at the battle of Agincourt in 1415 which was won by the English longbow archers. Henry had approximately 5,000 archers at Agincourt, and a stock of about [Read More…]