"Letters to young Shooters". Caricature by Spy published in Vanity Fair in 1893.

Sir Ralph William Frankland-Payne-Gallwey, 3rd Baronet (1848–1916) was an English engineer, historian, ballistics expert, and artist. He was the son of Sir William Payne-Gallwey, 2nd Baronet, MP. His son William Payne-Gallwey was a first-class cricketer who was killed in action during the First World War.

Works

He authored books on military and sporting history, theory, and practice. He wrote The Crossbow, which was re-published in 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing.[1][2]

Publications

  • The Book of the Crossbow
  • The Fowler in Ireland, or Notes on the Haunts and Habits of Wildfowl and Seafowl: Including Instructions in the Art of Shooting and Capturing Them
  • The Book of Duck Decoys: Their Construction, Management and History
  • Letters to Young Shooters. 1892.
  • The Mystery of Maria Stella, Lady Newborough. Edward Arnold. 1907.
  • A history of The George worn on the scaffold by Charles I. 1908.
  • High Pheasants in Theory and Practice. 1913.
  • The War, A Criticism. 1915.

Notes

  1. ^ Andrew Renshaw (8 May 2014). Wisden on the Great War: The Lives of Cricket's Fallen 1914-1918. A&C Black. p. 90. ISBN 978-1-4088-3236-3.
  2. ^ Ralph Payne-Gallwey (14 June 2012). The Book of the Crossbow: With an Additional Section on Catapults and Other Siege Engines. Courier Corporation. ISBN 978-0-486-13926-5.