List of archers
This article contains a list of notable archers from modern-day, historical, and fictional sources.
Little John a Begging
Little John A Begging is Child ballad 142 and about Robin Hood. It exists in two variants, one fragmentary.
In one variant, Robin Hood sends Little John out, disguised as a beggar. In the fragme...
The Bold Pedlar and Robin Hood
The Bold Pedlar and Robin Hood is Child ballad 132, featuring Robin Hood. It is a traditional version of Robin Hood Newly Revived.
A pedlar meets Robin Hood and Little John and tells them what he...
Robin Hood Rescuing Three Squires
Robin Hood Rescuing Three Squires or Robin Hood and the Widow's Three Sons is Child ballad 140, about Robin Hood.
Robin meets an old woman lamenting that her sons will hang for poaching the king's...
Taishi Ci
Taishi Ci (166–206), courtesy name Ziyi, was a military general who lived in the late Eastern Han Dynasty. He served under various warlords, including Liu Yao, Sun Ce and Sun Quan.
Taishi Ci was b...
Lenka Kuncova
Lenka Kuncova is a Czech paralympic archer. She won the bronze medal at the Women's team recurve event at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing.
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Park Sung-hyun
Park Sung-Hyun (born January 1, 1983 in Gunsan, North Jeolla) is a world champion and former world number one archer from South Korea. She holds the women's world record for a 70m 72-arrow round, set...
The Jolly Pinder of Wakefield
The Jolly Pinder of Wakefield is Child ballad 124, about Robin Hood. The oldest manuscript of this English broadside ballad, according to the University of Rochester, dates back to 1557, and a fragmen...
Rose the Red and White Lily
Rose the Red and White Lily is Child ballad number 103. (Roud 3335)
Rose the Red and White Lily had lost their mother, and their father had remarried an evil stepmother. They had two stepbrothers...
Zhou Tong (archer)
Zhou (or Jow) Tong (Chinese: 周同 and 周侗; pinyin: Zhōu Tóng) (died late 1121 CE) was the archery teacher and second military arts tutor of famous Song Dynasty general Yue Fei. Originally a local her...
Robin Hood
Robin Hood (spelled Robyn Hode in older sources) is a heroic outlaw found in English folklore who, according to legend, was also a highly skilled archer and swordsman. Traditionally depicted as being ...
Simon Fairweather
Simon John Fairweather, OAM (born 9 October 1969) is an archer born in Adelaide, South Australia. He is 175 centimetres tall and weighs 71 kilograms.Fairweather won the individual gold medal at the Wo...
Vic Wunderle
Victor ("Vic") S. Wunderle (born March 4, 1976 in Lincoln, Illinois) is an archer from the United States.
Wunderle was raised in Mason City, Illinois and is the son of the famous archery coach Ter...
Yue Fei
Yue Fei (24 March 1103 – 27 January 1142), courtesy name Pengju, was a Han Chinese military general who lived in the Southern Song dynasty. His ancestral home was in Xiaoti, Yonghe Village, Tangyin, ...
Robin Hood and the Valiant Knight
Robin Hood and the Valiant Knight is Child ballad 153.
The king and nobles meet to consider Robin Hood. They send Sir William with a hundred men. Sir William presents him with a letter from the ...
Robin Hood and the Pedlars
Robin Hood and the Pedlars is Child ballad 137.
Robin Hood, Little John, and Will Scarlet meet up with three pedlars and urge them to stay; they go on. Robin shoots at one, striking through his pa...
Kobus van der Schlossen
Kobus (or Jacobus) van der Schlossen (died 1695) was a late-seventeenth century Dutch thief who features prominently in folktales from the North Brabant region. After serving as a soldier in the many ...
Naomi Folkard
Naomi Anne Folkard (born 18 September 1983) is an archer from Leamington Spa, England. She graduated from Birmingham University in music in 2005.
Folkard represented Great Britain at the 2004 Summ...
Yue Fei Temple
The Yue Fei Temple or commonly known in Chinese as Yuewang Temple (simplified Chinese: 岳王庙; traditional Chinese: 岳王廟) is a temple built in honor of Yue Fei, a general of the Southern Song dyna...
Robin Hood's Death
Robin Hood's Death is the 120th ballad of the Child ballads collection published by Houghton Mifflin. The fragmentary Percy Folio version of it appears to be one of the oldest existing tales of Robin ...
Mel Clarke
Mel Clarke (born on 2 September 1982) is a female British (English) competitive archer.
Clarke was born on 2 September 1982 in Norwich, Norfolk, England. Since the age of 11 she has used a wheelch...
Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne
Child Ballad 118, part of the Percy collection. It introduces and disposes of Guy of Gisborne who remains next to the Sheriff of Nottingham the chief villain of the Robin Hood legend. This ballad sur...
Robin Hood (DC Comics)
Robin Hood is a fictional character, a comic book Outlaw published by DC Comics. Robin Hood debuted in New Adventure Comics vol. 1 #23 (January 1938), and was created by Sven Elven. The character is b...
Robin Hood and Maid Marian
Maid Marian (or Marion) is the love interest of the legendary outlaw Robin Hood in English folklore. Maid Marian was in origin a "shepherdess" figure associated with May Day. Her character may also ...
Saxton Pope
Saxton Temple Pope (September 4, 1875- August 8, 1926) was an American doctor, teacher, author and outdoorsman. He is most famous as the father of modern bow hunting, and for his close relationship w...
Alison Williamson
Alison Jane Williamson MBE (born 3 November 1971 in Melton Mowbray) is an athlete from Great Britain. She competes in archery.Williamson, who is a member of the Long Mynd Archers (a club based in Chur...
Robert Fitzooth
Robert Fitzooth or Fitzooth, Earl of Huntingdon (alleged dates: 1160–1247), is a fictitious identity for Robin Hood. The name was first published in William Stukeley's Paleographica Britannica in 174...
Marco Galiazzo
Marco Galiazzo (born 7 May 1983 in Padova) is an athlete from Italy. He competes in archery for C.S. Aeronautica Militare, and is a former world number one.It was the first Olympic champion in the It...
Howard Hill
Howard Hill (November 13, 1899 - February 4, 1975) was an archer who was unofficially referred to as the "World's Greatest Archer". He is the only person to win 196 archery field tournaments in succes...