Crossbow was the wonder weapon of the Middle ages. The Bow requires years of practice to master by comparison any man can be trained to use crossbow. Granted a trained man will serve better than an untrained man but any conscript could use a crossbow.
Innocent II was largely ignored any way
AHPC7 - Challenge Day 62 - More SYW Russians WIP 1 - The Koreans are all finished, pics taken and post submitted. It should go up tomorrow. I did think about doing some 28mm figures to provide a "refresher", ...
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