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    From the Basque Country...

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    Iagoba
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    From the Basque Country...

    Post by Iagoba on Tue Aug 23, 2011 8:34 am

    I'm interested in the medieval crossbows, as they were the weapon of choice (together with the javelins) of this part of Europe, for open war and for private wars...and I have the intention of building the first since those times, so anything related to sources and how-to is of my interest Very Happy

    As a curiosity, there were several crossbow makers among the moors living in Navarra, up to 1512...and they served their king in his French domains too, as far as Cherbourg...

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    Re: From the Basque Country...

    Post by Basilisk120 on Tue Aug 23, 2011 10:03 am

    Welcome to the forum Iagoba.



    Since your interested in Spanish crossbows:

    http://thearbalistguild.forumotion.com/t333-16th-century-spanish-crossbow-and-gaffe That thread contains some pictures of a Spanish crossbow that was in a local museaum. I think I have a couple of different pictures if your interested.



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