[MR] Wikipedia: Battle of Crecy

Lorelei Elkins via Atlantia atlantia at seahorse.atlantia.sca.org
Wed Aug 26 04:16:32 PDT 2015

Yay Archers!

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 4:45 AM, Garth Groff via Atlantia <
atlantia at seahorse.atlantia.sca.org> wrote:

> Noble Friends,
> On this day in 1346, Edward III of England won a decisive battle against a
> much larger French force at the Battle of Crecy. This battle was noted for
> the use of an archery-heavy army fighting on foot, rather than relying
> chiefly upon heavily armored knights on horseback:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Crécy . Edward had already proven
> these tactics against my fellow Scots, and the use of massive archery
> barrages were to be the key tactic of the English for the next 200 or so
> years.
> Yours Aye,
> Lord Mungo Napier, The Archer of Mallard Lodge
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