12th 13thC Crossbow

A simple medieval crossbow form, based on manuscript artwork. The bow is yew and the stock is traditional in form, though the crossbows at this time had no stirrup.  The bow is lashed in place with a hemp binding as is the antler nut. 


  • This bow is hand spanned
  • Ash stock
  • Hemp bow and nut binding
  • Yew bow
  • Waxed linen string
  • Range 110-200yds/ 100m - 190m
  • Bow weight (100-180lbs)

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Collections: Crossbows

Category: Bow, crossbow, Hand Spanned, Hemp Binding, Yew

Type: Crossbow

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