longbowman


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longbowman

(ˈlɒŋˌbəʊmən)
n, pl -men
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a person skilled in using a longbow
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Noun1.longbowman - a medieval English archer who used a longbow
archer, bowman - a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
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In 1346, Longbowman Owen saved the life of the heir to the English throne, and in exchange for his pledge he received a small farm within the de Courcy estate.
While the English longbowman and Swiss pikeman challenged the dominance of the knight, it was the development of gunpowder and practical, hand-held firearms that sounded the death knell of the armored warrior and his noble steed.
Well, no time for Owain Glyndwr ('How I captured Cardiff Castle') or Boadicea ('Just call me Battling Bodie') or a Welsh Longbowman with his Agincourt exclusive ('French lose out again to Wales').