Secrets of the English War Bow

Historian Hugh D. H. Soar is joined by Mark Stretton, master blacksmith, and Joseph Gibbs, bowyer, in order to demonstrate how a war bow and its … [Read more...]





Figureheads of the Royal Navy

The first figureheads that were carved to represent the names of British warships appeared during the reign of Henry VIII; the last ones were carved … [Read more...]