With the advent of internationally operating companies of trained crossbowmen, raising these troops has become more affordable. Crossbow Companies make standard crossbowmen cheaper. Genoa, home of the best crossbowmen in Europe, receives this technology for free.
However, such innovation is only available on the Continent. The Scots, who haven't adopted the crossbow and place little priority on archers anyway, as well as the English and Welsh, who prefer longbowmen over these modern weapons, do not receive this technology.
Researched at: Archery Guild
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