Richard Wadge. ISBN 978-0-7524-4951-7. History Press 2009.
There may be better books about the subject out there but I don't know how. Covers how archers were raised and employed by English monarchs and in foreign countries. The social and cultural development of archery as a national obsession. The pay, provisioning and expectations of service along with how bows were made and traded. Far more than just a book about archery it manages to explore a psyche that turned English archers into a force that was feared throughout Europe for three hundred years.
Anything with a vague historical bent
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