Crossbows and crossbowmen in 13th century pipe rolls

45 Balistarii venientium cum armis doinini Regis, xijd. In Fulcone veniente cum duobus equis domini Episcopi circa festum Sancti Lucae per ij dies, iijd

65 Idem reddit compotum de vj scutis, iij lanceis, j talevaz, xviij capellis, unde xij ferrei, j cum visera, vj de corio, viij fausarz, vj hatliis, ij targis, xj balistis, MMM quarellis, x lanceis remanentibus anno praeterito. Et de c hastis proventis de Wallia. Et de xxiiij ferris ad lanceas factis ibidem hoc anno. Totum remanet.

from “The pipe roll of the bishopric of Winchester for the fourth year of the pontificate of Peter des Roches, 1208-1209”

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