Archers Sentence Examples
He was to be shot by his own archers.
He is mentioned in 1570 as taking part in the Serpeisk campaign as one of the archers of the guard.
Go say mass I" drove off the Scottish archers and men-at-arms and charged the nearest square of pikes, which repulsed them with heavy losses.
The ones further away from the keep were lower down to allow archers to shoot at the enemy.
Around 12,000 Scots were killed in the battle, mainly under the heavy onslaught of the English archers.Advertisement
Archery contests also take place at intervals under the auspices of the Royal Company of Archers.
In their chosen terrain, however, the Irish now had to face the undoubted superiority of the welsh archers.
Some of the older archers wear rows of medals from Soviet times.
Along with this paid cavalry went another branch of the army, the Turcopuli, a body of light cavalry, recruited from the Syrians and Mahommedans, and using the tactics of the Arabs; while an infantry was found among the Armenians, the best soldiers of the East, and the Maronites, who furnished the kingdom with archers.
Adjoining Moorfields were Finsbury Fields, a favourite practising ground for the archers.Advertisement
The archers fixed the pointed stakes, which they carried to ward off cavalry charges, and opened the engagement with flights of arrows.
But at this moment the archers, taking their hatchets, swords or other weapons, penetrated the gaps in the now disordered French, who could not move to cope with their unarmoured assailants, and were slaughtered or taken prisoners to a man.
The archers shot well and with strong bows, though their arrows were generally tipped only with stone or bone; their shields or targets, mostly round, were of ordinary barbaric forms; the spears or javelins had heads of obsidian or bronze, and were sometimes hurled with a spear-thrower or atlatl, of which pictures and specimens still exist, showing it to be similar in principle to those used by the Australians and Eskimo.
Peebles is a noted haunt of anglers, and the Royal Company of Archers shoot here periodically for the silver arrow given by the burgh.
The races of mankind, including the Egyptians, were often called the Nine Archers.Advertisement
Not only were the magnates sharply reminded that they held their lands on military tenure, but the towns were also made to contribute both men and ships, and peasant levies, especially archers, were recruited from every parish.
The Scottish horsemen fled from the English cavalry, but the archers of Ettrick fought and died round Sir John Stewart of Bonhill, brother of the Steward.
The Scottish archers charged with axe in hand, and the Scottish right front was protected by a mass of fallen English horses and fighting men; the rear ranks of the English, clogged and crowded, could not reach the foe, and the line of Scottish spears pressed steadily and slowly forward.
The royal company of archers of Kilwinning - dating, it is said, as far back as 1488 - meet every July to shoot at the popinjay.
But Edward, who had now joined the bishop with the centre or "main battle," peremptorily ordered the cavalry to stand fast, and, taught by his experience in the Welsh wars, brought up his archers.Advertisement
He brought 2000 Turkish archers with him to Basra, the first Turkish slaves to enter the Moslem empire.
But by a most skilful manoeuvre Narses contrived to draw his lines into a curve, so that his mounted archers on each flank could aim their arrows at the backs of the troops who formed the other side of the Alamannic wedge.
The earliest history of Edom is that of the "sand-dwellers," "archers" or Shasu (perhaps "marauders"), whose conflicts with ancient Egypt are not infrequently mentioned.
In a charge the infantry also might employ lance and dagger; but the essential point was that the archers should be mobile and their use of the bow unhampered.
For the A hlee- defence of these provinces the mounted archers, who formed the basis of the army, possessed adequate strength; and though the Scythian nomads from the east, or the Romans from the west, might occasionally penetrate deep into the country, they never succeeded in maintaining their position.Advertisement
But on the 13th of June the prince restored his temporalities, on condition of his maintaining three galleys with 50 men-at-arms and 50 archers for three months, or providing the wages of 3 00 men.
The advance of the third English line only made matters worse, and the sole attempt to deploy the archers was crushed with great slaughter by the charge of Keith's mounted men.
Bruce threw his infantry reserve into the battle, the arrows of the English archers wounded the men-at-arms of their own side, and the remnants of the leading line were tired and disheartened when the final impetus to their rout was given by the historic charge of the "gillies," some thousands of Scottish campfollowers who suddenly emerged from the woods, blowing horns, waving such weapons as they possessed, and holding aloft improvised banners.
He now created the compagnies d'ordonnance, and endeavoured to organize the militia of the francs archers.
Ludovico was taken prisoner and carried to France; the city, which had been strictly spared on the first entry of Louis XII., was entered and sacked; and the model of Leonardo's great statue made a butt (as eye witnesses tell) for Gascon archers.
After six hours of desperate fighting the victory fell to the duke, who skilfully alternated the use of, archers and cavalry against the unwieldy English phalanx.
The undisciplined hordes of the king of Ossory and the Danes of Wexford could not stand before the Anglo-Norman tacticsthe charge of the knights and the arrowflight of the archers, skilfully combined by the adventurous invaders.
Thomas of Berkeley fought at Crecy and Calais, bringing six knights and thirty-two squires to the siege in his train, with thirty mounted archers and two hundred men on foot.
Taran signaled the archers first, then watched as Tiyan's warriors melted from the meadow to the south side of the city.
The first Persians to engage were the mounted archers, who rained arrows on the Spartans.
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The reporter and Herbert soon became very skillful archers.
I was really excited because they were going to include The archers.
The longbow archers from Aquarius were not as successful this time round, but some excellent shots on gold ensured that everyone kept smiling.
A nomadic army of horse archers might slip away to turn up somewhere else.
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These foot archers almost certainly represented the poorer elements of the various levies of Hungary.
From the reign of Charles VII onwards Scots archers formed the French king's personal bodyguard.
The bowl above bears the title ARCHERS in a printed cartouche, as shown.
The large squares of pikemen and archers which had earlier overcome mounted cavalry, now became targets for artillery and musket fire.
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At the battle of Towton in 1461 - Britain's bloodiest battle - the Yorkist faction had as many as 20,000 archers.
Most of his army comprised expert archers using the English longbow.
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Each English shire had to provide the king with a certain number of trained archers per year this was enforced by law.
The soldiers of the castle would include Archers and foot soldiers as well as the mounted Knights.
It was won by the generalship of Bruce and his captains; by the excellence of his position, by the steadiness of his men, and, obviously, by the reckless fury of the English cavalry, and by the folly which left their archers open to defeat by the Marischal's handful of horse (24th of June 1314).
On the fields of Marathon and Plataea, the Persian archers succumbed to the Greek phalarn of hoplites; but the actual decision was effected by Themistocles who had meanwhile created the Athenian fleet which at Salamis proved its superiority over the Perso-Phoenician armada, anc thus precluded beforehand the success of the land-forces.
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For example, the Archers are very useful to take out creatures that fly, or help reduce the number of enemy troops.
Archers are very fast and can dodge quickly, so time your combos carefully.
From there, kill the archers using ranged attacks and lower the bridge.
Kill the Orcs, avoid getting captured by the Nazgul, run up the stairs, climb down the ladder and take out the archers.
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Hilden will take you into the city, and your archers may watch me to ensure I do not venture closer to her than I am now.
They were archers fighting on horseback, and in their cavalry consisted the strength of the Parthian army; the infantry were mostly slaves, bought and trained for military service, like the janissaries and mamelukes.
After the archers had left him for dead, a devout woman, Irene, came by night to take his body away for burial, but, finding him still alive, carried him to her house, where his wounds were dressed.
Surrey's archers and cannon soon gained the upper hand, and the Scots, unable quietly to endure their losses, rushed to close quarters.
Ath is famous for its gild of archers, whose butts are erected on the plain of the Esplanade in the centre of the town.
The English archers were provided with a good target in the masses of the Scottish spearmen, and Hotspur was restrained from charging by his ally, George Dunbar, earl of March.
The English owed the victory to their archers, whose shafts rolled up a courageous charge by the Scots.
From this point he directed several campaigns against the Amyrgian Sacae, on the Pamir Plateau and northwards, whom he enumerates in his list of subject races, and whose mounted archers formed a main division of the armies despatched against the Greeks.
But on the 14th of August 1385 the Portuguese army, aided by 500 English archers, utterly defeated the Castilians at Aljubarrota.
The steady Scottish infantry held their own for some time against the charge of the English men-at-arms. But when Edward brought forward his archers to aid his cavalry, as William I.
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The top American archers are better than the U.K., but this is quite a small number of archers.
A momentary success of the English archers was quickly reversed by a flank movement on the part of Sir Robert Keith.
Trained riders, archers and javelin-throwers from infancy, they advanced to the attack in numerous companies following hard upon each other, avoiding close quarters, but wearing out their antagonists by the persistency of their onslaughts.
Early on the 25th, St Crispin's day, Henry arrayed his little army (about r000 men-at-arms, 6000 archers, and a few thousands of other foot).
It is probable that the usual three "battles" were drawn up in line, each with its archers on the flanks and the dismounted men-at-arms in the centre; the archers being thrown forward in wedge-shaped salients, almost exactly as at Crecy.
There were also public slaves; of these some belonged to temples, to which they were presented as offerings, amongst them being the courtesans who acted as hieroduli at Corinth and at Eryx in Sicily; others were appropriated to the service of the magistrates or to public works; there were at Athens 1200 Scythian archers for the police of the city; slaves served, too, in the fleets, and were employed in the armies, - commonly as workmen, and exceptionally as soldiers.
With the German and other invaders were 1000 English archers, bodyguard to Henry Beaufort, bishop of Winchester, who took part in the crusade as papal legate.