English archer around 1415 Agincourt
archer around 1415

Equipment - my interpretation

You can see a short hand-sewn gambeson made of linen with a filling of wool/linen. The separate hose are made of plant dyed wool and have a late form. They are attached to the doublet with three lace with aiglets. The bascinet is burnished and has a aventail. The primary weapon used is an English longbow with 80 lb at 32 inches according to Mary Rose. This has a string made of linen.

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