The Agincourt Archer: A Living History

Royal Hospital Chelsea - State Apartments


Meet a medieval archer, transported to modern-day Chelsea from 15th-century Agincourt.

In this interactive and lively demonstration, the archer will show what life was like as a member of Henry V’s army at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415.

Learn more about life as a longbowman during the Hundred Years War. Examine the archer’s equipment and clothing. And watch a demonstration of the most powerful hand-powered weapon ever invented.

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