Archery
"Avaunces et arches bien"
(
Advance and shoot well)

An ongoing site with articles and links on archery as it applies to the Middle Ages and the SCA.


Archery Articles & Links

SCA Archery Page
 
Calontir Archery Page
 
Choosing a Bow
by Sir Toen Fitzwilliam
 
Arrow Design and Construction
by Sir Toen Fitzwilliam
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Ten Basic Steps in Archery
by Sagittarius Twente
 
The Triangle or Fitz-Rauf Target 
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
War Archery and Social Status
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
European Medieval and Renaissance Archery Contests and Targets      *Note: If prompted for a username/password, simply
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf                                                                                                            click "Cancel" and article will load.
 
A Period Archery Target for the SCA                                                                  *Note: Due to size & quality of pictures, the illustrations
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf                                                                                                          may take  a few moments to load.
 
Some Ideas on Encouraging Archery Participation
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
Precision Arrow Matching
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
Combat Archery: A Manual for Western Archers
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
Bow & Buckler Competition
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
Some Combat Archery Basics
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
Defensive Archery Techniques
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
Combat Arrow and Bolt Inspection Guidelines
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
Target-less Practice
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
Whistling Arrows
by Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf
 
Whistling Arrows
by E. McEwen and D. Elmy
 
The Art of Archerie
by Gervase Markham (c1568 - 1637)
 
The Medieval English Longbow
by Robert E. Kaiser
 
Archery in the Anglo-Saxon Period
by Regia Anglorum
 
The Decline of the Longbow
by P. Valentine Harris
 
Steel Bows in India
by D. Elmy
 
Oriental Hinged and Take-apart Bows
by D. Elmy
 
Turkish Flight Arrows
by Fred Isles
 
Ancient Composite Bows
by C.N. Hickman
 
Ballistic properties in ancient Egyptian arrows
by P.H. Blyth
 
Longbowstrings (Part 1)
by Philip D. Hartley
 
Longbowstrings (Part 2)
by Philip D. Hartley
 
Making a Flemish Bowstring
by Ron Harris
 
Assembling a Wooden Arrow
by Larry Wise
 
Arrow Making
by Rob McNeur
 
Observations on the Returning Arrow
by W.F. Paterson
 
The Stonebow
by Brian Jones
 
Diagram of a Stonebow
by Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey
 
The Crossbow
by Brian Jones
 
Manual for Building a c. 40 lbs. Longbow
by Hans Schuurman
 
Making Wooden Selfarrows for the Longbow
by Dick de Bruin
 
Making a Bow Stringer
by Hlaford Wulfric Ferreter
 
Making a Bow Stringer
by THL Brandon Smythe
 
Mongolian Archery Technique
by Stephen Selby
 
The Physics of Medieval Archery
by Gareth Rees
 
Mounted Archery
by Master Johannes the Black of the Athanor
 
A 15th Century Italian Quiver
by Master Johannes the Black of the Athanor
 
An Archery Target
by Master Johannes the Black of the Athanor
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Making a Cloth Quiver for SCA Combat Archery
 
A Glossary of Archery
collated by Stephen F. Wyley
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The Solenarion: the Byzantine Arrow Guide
by Stephen Francis Wyley
 
Do It Yourself Archery Equipment
 
Feudal Archers
A 12th Century Medieval Living History Group
 
 
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ARCHERY SUPPLY SOURCES:
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NorthStar Archery
(They have SCA Combat Archery supplies)
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Baldar Blunts
 
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RELATED TOPICS:
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Example of a SCA Archer Guard Charter
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The Bowyer's Edge
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..
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ARCHERY SONGS & BARDIC PIECES:
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Fruit of the Yew
by James Treebull the Stubborn
 
The Archer Song
by Corun MacAnndra
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Presence
b
y Dolan Madoc (audio: here)
 
Arcus Majoris Named
by Simone Maurian Ui'Dunlaingh
 
Who Comes to the Greenwood?
by Sian verch Gruffydd
 
The Archer's Lament
by Yitzhak ibn Yoshua
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The Wild Meridian Boy
by William McNaughton
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The Tale of the Greifenthal
by Gorlan of the Red Lands
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The Lincolnshire Poacher & The Hunt is Up
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All Well In Hand
by Andrew Blackwood MacBaine the Purple
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Jock O'Braidslee
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The Arrow
by Gunnar Redbeard
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Strike the Drum
by Mathurin Kerbusso
 
 

I'm looking for other archery songs. If you know of some please e-mail me at:
modar@everestkc.net

 





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This Archery page is published by Ron Knight (known in the SCA as Modar Neznanich) for the edification of the members of the Barony of Forgotten Sea, its cantons and the members of the SCA. It is not a corporate publication of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. and does not delineate S.C.A. policies. In cases of conflict with printed versions of material presented on these pages or it's links, the dispute will be decided in favor of the printed version unless otherwise indicated. Opinions expressed are those of the authors.



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