New Archery Stamp

Issued today as part of a set of stamps,  inspired of by accidental deathsapril 2019
in the 16th Century. Which included 7 deaths playing football, the first recorded handgun death, when the victim walked in front of the gun, not knowing what it was. The largest category by far  though, was archery with 56,  including this  unbelievable 1552 incident,  represented on the first class stamp.

One Henry Pert from Welbeck, managed to  shot himself in the head in 1552 when he drew the bow to full extent, planning to fire it straight up into the air,  the arrow lodged into the bow, he then lent over to have a look at the arrow when it fired.

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