Archive - Jun 18, 2007

"Myth of the Longbow" discussed on historical blog

On the military history blog Wapenshaw, there is a discussion of the "myth of the longbow," the belief that swords and armor were the stuff of knights while a bow was the weapon of the peasant.

Stefan's Florilegium updates for June 2007

THLord Stefan li Rous has released updates for Stefan's Florilegium for June 2007.

Photos of Hawkwood's Baronial Birthday

Signora Ginevra Isabetta del Dolce share her photos from the recent Baronial Birthday event in the Barony of Hawkwood (Kingdom of Atlantia.)

Russians can't get enough English history

According to author Adrian Blomfield, "Anglo-Russian relations may be in worse shape than at any time since the Cold War, but that has failed to dent the enthusiasm of thousands of young Russians who spend their weekends recreating British historical battles."