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Re: 'Mary Rose' Longbows
May 11, 2005, 11:11
>There are no surviving examples of ye olde yew bow<

I seem to recall that there were a number of longbows found within the wreck of the Mary Rose. As to the type or origin of the wood that they were made from, 'don't have the foggiest.

http://www.rickard.karoo.net/articles/weapons_longbow.htm

p.s. earlier in the thread someone said something about the flesh of the Yew berries not being poisonous...... I would get a second opion on that first before having some for supper ;-)

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