What is the origin of the english long bow?

Answer The introduction of the English longbow, also known as the medieval longbow, revolutionized warfare in Western Europe. English longbows came to become the dominant weapon by the medieval period. ... Read More »

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What is the origin of the term Augustan in English literature?

The term Augustan in English literature comes from writers in the early 1700s. They coined themselves Augustan after the name that King George I of England used to refer to himself. The period of 1... Read More »

Is an English-to-English only dump of Wiktionary available (with all non-English entries removed)?

Probably not. And with about a million English entries I doubt a portable device could take even half.~

How to Make an English Long Bow?

The medieval longbow was developed in Wales and changed the course of history when it was used by the English during the Hundred Years War. Archery became so essential to the English war effort tha... Read More »

How long is the English Chunnel?

The English Channel Tunnel, also known as The Chunnel, opened in 1994 and connects England to France. The Channel Tunnel starts in Folkestone, England, and ends in Sangatte, France--a length of 31 ... Read More »