Tired of ads and lack of privacy on the internet? Try the new approach by clicking here and downloading Brave, the browser that respects your privacy.

3/72
Home / Albums / Keyword Weapons /

Manner of holding the Sling

Manner of holding the Sling.jpg Saxon Bow and Arrow.—X. CenturyThumbnailsThe VickersSaxon Bow and Arrow.—X. CenturyThumbnailsThe VickersSaxon Bow and Arrow.—X. CenturyThumbnailsThe Vickers

In other instances we see it depicted with both the ends held in the hand, the figure being placed in the action of taking his aim, and a bird is generally the object of his exertion, as in the following engraving from a parchment roll in the Royal Library, containing a genealogical account of the kings of England, to the time of Henry III.



Author
The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
By Joseph Strutt
Published 1845
Available from gutenberg.org
Keywords
Hunting, Weapons
Albums
Visits
20