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Notes Chapter XVII

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For or the particulars of the manufacture of bows and arrows. I am greatly indebted to Mrs. Aldred and Mr. Izzard of 110 Edgeware Road, Road, who allowed me access to their workshops and gave me any assistance I required.--H. W.

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Backed bows are stated by Mr. Roberts, in the English Bowman, to have been first made in England by the Kelsals of Manchester at the end of the sixteenth century: there is no mention of them in Toxophilus, but in a will of 1569 a 'peaced bow' is bequeathed.
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