🎧 War Bows with Mike Loades
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 25m
Mike Loades talks to Dan about bows of all shapes and sizes. He discusses Mongol fighting tactics, as well as the trope of certain nationalities being prolific with a bow, and whether Edward III really did ban football to force people to practice archery. Producer: Peter Curry. Image Credit: Kim Hawkins
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