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Mary Rose

Mary Rose

We are extremely pleased to have been approached by the Royal Armories at Leeds to look at the Mary Bows they have there. As a result of that visit the Armories have commissioned Bickerstaffe Bows to make a replica of the Mary Rose bow. The pictures below are taken from our visit to the Armories.


Pip Bickerstaffe and Mark Stretton examining the Mary Rose bow

Pip Bickerstaffe and Mark Stretton examining the

Pip Bickerstaffe and Mark Stretton examining the Mary Rose bow

Pip Bickerstaffe and Mark Stretton examining the

Pip Bickerstaffe and Mark Stretton examining the Mary Rose bow

Pip Bickerstaffe and Mark Stretton examining the

Andy Soars taking detailed measurements

Andy Soars taking detailed measurements

Andy Soars taking detailed measurements

Andy Soars taking detailed measurements

Stave details

Stave details

Stave details

Stave details

Pip at work tillering the Mary Rose bow

Pip at work tillering the Mary Rose bow

On the tiller to check the shape of the partly drawn bow

On the tiller to check the shape of the partly

Mark Stretton at full draw with the Mary Rose bow

Mark Stretton at full draw with the Mary Rose bow

The finished bow

The finished bow

Bowyer´s mark

Bowyer´s mark

Horn Nock

Horn Nock

Mark Stretton with the Mary Rose bow

Mark Stretton with the Mary Rose bow