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BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ANTENT SCORTON SILVER ARROW
Article about the Scorton Arrow that may be used as a press release.
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Knights and Archers are amongst thousands of Named medieval
soldiers listed on a new on-line, searchable database, who served
the English Crown in the 14th and 15th Century.
Transcribed from the original documents held at the National
Archives in Kew, the fully indexed collection list details of
thousands of men who signed up for various campaigns between
1369 and 1453, encompassing the later stages of the Hundred
Years War and battles such as Agincourt.
Eds note: Take care in entering a surname, as spellings can
sometimes change slightly over the years. For example if
searching for 'Aldred' try different spellings such as 'Alred' -
which brings up an Archer at Agincourt in 1415. You can even
search by 'year'. So entering 1415 will bring up all 9,701 names
at the Battle of Agincourt.
THE SOCIETY OF ARCHERS' GRACE
In keeping with traditions, the Lieutenant shall say Grace prior to the
THE ORIGINAL PARCHMENT OF 1673
Published for the first time ever, photographs of the Original
Parchment of 1673
THE ARTICLES OF THE SOCIETY OF ARCHERS
Shows the Original Rules of 1673, taken from the actual Record
Book of 1766.
ARCHERY - IT IS THE LAW (King Henry VIII Statute of 1515)
Male, aged over 7 ? You should be practising Archery on a
weekly basis or face a fine. Also how you may have become
genitically modified after 30,000 plus years of shooting in the
bow and finally just what was the Kings Pardon ?
SO WHAT ABOUT THE SHERRIFF
A few facts about 'The Sherriff' and his duties - maybe he is
not quite as bad a character as Robin Hood would have you
BATTLE OF AGINCOURT
Official Roll of Names of (some) of those who took part in
the battle with King Henry V on the 25th October 1415
(St Crispin's Day) "Cry God for Harry, England and St George".
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ARCHERY By Hugh Soar.
The highly respected author, Longbow & Historical Advisor to
'The Glade' and British Longbow Society draws some interesting
parallels between the Scorton (North) and Finsury (South) Rules.