Bows

At the beginning of the middle ages, bowmen were low class. Very low class. They were just a motley group of peasants that aided the chivalrous knights in their glorious deeds. In England, the potential behind the bow was recognized at the battle of the Standard, in 1138. As time went on, England became known for its archers, especially the English Longbowmen. Famous battles with longbowmen include the battles of Crecy and Agincourt, where the French lost many of their best knights to the "lowly" archer.

Lances

Crossbow Longbow
Arbalest
Crossbow
Longbow
Recurve Bow Self Bow
Recurve Bow
Self Bow

Sources
a. http://www.castles.me.uk/bow-and-arrow.htm
b. http://www.historicalweapons.com/bowandarrow.html
c. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bow_(weapon)
d. http://www.longbow-archers.com
e. http://www.themiddleages.net/crossbow.html
f. http://medieval.stormthecastle.com/armorypages/arbalest.htm

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