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Yeoman Synthesis Project

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This source is an online encyclopedia article that I found about yeoman, a crucial part of my Synthesis project. “You are a yeoman archer with a longbow. Write a letter home extolling the virtues of your weapon and formulating a tall tale.” This was the exact reading of the project that I was assigned, but there was a small problem, what is a yeoman? At first, I read the instructions so that the word was Yemen archers. I thought that they were just mercenaries fighting for the English. On closer inspection, I realized that the instructions in fact said yeoman, which led me to try and find out what a yeoman was. Encyclopedia Britannica defines yeoman as, “In English history, a class intermediate between the gentry and the labourers; a yeoman
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