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Archery

The history of bows and arrows goes back to at least to 25,000 BC. The earliest flint arrow heads were found in Africa from around that time period. The bow and arrow was one of mankind’s great inventions. It revolutionized hunting and warfare alike. The famous English long bow won several important battles in European history. In 1066 AD we had the battle of Hastings, in which the archers of William of Normandy defeated Harold of England. 1415 AD Henry the 5th defeated 23,000 French troops with 7000 men, of which 55