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The centre figure may be seen bending his crossbow with a windlass, with his foot in the stirrup of the weapon.
From Manuscript, Froissart's ' Chronicles.
- The Book of the Crossbow
By Ralph Payne-Gallwey
Published in 1903, 1995
Available from Internet Archive
- Posted on
- Wednesday 24 March 2021
- Hand weapons, Middle Ages, Weapons
- Technology / Weapons / Bows