Debate on the Medieval Longbow

“How Effective Was the Longbow, and What Damage Did it Do? – A debate between Professor Kelly DeVries (Loyola University – Maryland) and Professor Clifford Rogers (US Military Academy – West Point) about the medieval weapon known as the longbow. This weapon was used by English armies since the late 13th century, and in particular during the Hundred Years War. These two medieval military historians discuss whether or not this weapon was particularly effective and killing and wounding the enemy in battle.”

Watch the debates posted at Medievalists.Net

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