"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.

The blogger continues with the theroy that the effectiveness of the longbow is largely a 20th century construct that put the peasantry on the same footing as the elite.

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