So, as soon as he had returned safely to Nottingham, he sent messengers north and south, and east and west, to proclaim through town, hamlet, and countryside, this grand shooting match, and everyone was bidden that could draw a longbow, and the prize was to be an arrow of pure beaten gold.
And many more famous men of the longbow were there, whose names have been handed down to us in goodly ballads of the olden time.
Now by our gracious Lady fair," quoth old Sir Amyas o' the Dell, who, bowed with fourscore years and more, sat near the Sheriff, "ne'er saw I such archery in all my life before, yet have I seen the best hands at the longbow for threescore years and more.
Fellow,'' said Prince John, ``I guessed by thy insolent babble that thou wert no true lover of the longbow
, and I see thou darest not adventure thy skill among such merry-men as stand yonder.
In good truth," said more than one lady to Mistress Dale, "if thy husband can handle the longbow
as skilfully as the harp, his rival has little show of winning
Mr Bakewell, 74, said he believed the haul would be of little use to anyone outside the longbow
world, as they are made for specific uses like field archery.
LLC which is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp.
M2 PHARMA-June 23, 2016-Life Spine Completes Initial Cases with Longbow
Expandable Lateral Spacer System
A HORSE was lucky to survive after being shot with a longbow
in what the RSPCA called a "wicked attack on a sociable little chap".
The company behind the Bayscape scheme (Bayscape Ltd) has completed a funding agreement with ICG Longbow
for the first phase of the project at its Cardiff Marina site close to the International Sports Village complex in Cardiff Bay.
Merry Owen and current heir Lord James de Courcy are both fifteen years old, exceptional athletes--Merry with the longbow
and James in soccer--and best friends.
I have shot a longbow
in the past, but I have not hunted with one much.