Bolts and Bodkins

Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.

Bolts and Bodkins

About Bolts and Bodkins

Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow. Learn about different types of arrowheads and how arrow wounds were treated.

Get dressed for battle and join the garrison.

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