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King's Archers

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The '''King's Archers''' were the steel-bowed archers of the armies of [[Númenor]] during the later [[Second Age]], when the [[Númenóreans]] carved out dominions in [[Middle-earth]]. Their arrows were famously one ell long (that is, 1.143 m, or nearly four feet).
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The '''King's Archers''' were the steel-bowed archers of the armies of [[Númenor]] during the later [[Second Age]], when the [[Númenóreans]] carved out dominions in [[Middle-earth]]. Their arrows were famously one ell long (that is, 1.143 m, or nearly four feet).<ref>{{UT|Numenor}}.</ref>
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Latest revision as of 07:02, 17 July 2016

The King's Archers were the steel-bowed archers of the armies of Númenor during the later Second Age, when the Númenóreans carved out dominions in Middle-earth. Their arrows were famously one ell long (that is, 1.143 m, or nearly four feet).[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "A Description of the Island of Númenor".