Society for the Promotion of Traditional Archery
Top row L to R: King John (1167-1218) pictured with a bow. Chaucer's Yeoman, who wielded a heavy bow -Chaucer himself shot in the longbow. Some bowmakers tools from the 16th century. Typical illustration from the 100years war.
Bottom Row L to R: Henry VIII (1491-1547) shooting at the Cloth of Gold. Edwardian ladies shooting line. Horace Ford 1822-1880 who was English archery champion many times and who authored the modern style of target shooting. One of the many depictions of Robin Hood!
ENGLISH ARCHERY TRADITIONS continued