Bowyer

A bowyer or Archery Technician is someone who makes or sells bows. Bows are used for hunting and for archery. The development of gunpowder and muskets slowly led to the replacement of bows as weapons of war which decreased the importance of bowyers. Someone who makes arrows is a fletcher.

Read more about Bowyer:  History, Making A Bow, Ancient European Bowyers, Bowyers in The United States, Sources and Recommended Reading

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