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Old 12-03-2009, 12:11 AM   #72
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Default Re: Role of archers in low-tech parties?

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Originally Posted by Evil Roy Slade View Post
If you mean that these are both historical points which get romanticized as near-misses for Europe almost falling to invaders, I grant there is a certain thematic similarity. .
Exactly, the idea that a provincial ruler tried to in vade frank during a civil war in his own county is a bit much.
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they were stopped by some woods
they couldnīt feed their ponies in this lands and their lines must be overstretched, that was a raid in both cases not an invasion
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