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The English army ascendancy which lasted from the mid-14th to the early sixteenth century was once based upon protecting strategies in line with using the longbow. This weapon, certain in that it was once utilized by English forces on my own, used to be the most potent missile weapon of the past due center a while: its arrow had a similar penetrative skill as a latest day bullet and the bow's price of fireplace was once no longer equalled by way of any weapon utilized by English forces till the adoption of the Lee Enfield rifle first and foremost of the 20 th century. The English longbowmen's involvement in wars comparable to the battle of the Roses (1455-1485) and 100 Years' battle (1337-1453) is mentioned.

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