A Sevateem warrior handles a crossbow. (TV: The Face of Evil)

Crossbows were a type of weapon commonly used in the Middle Ages. They were a type of projectile weapon. Specially-designed bolts were the usual ammunition.

Irongron's men aimed crossbows at Linx when the Sontaran warrior talked to Irongron in his castle. (TV: The Time Warrior)

In 1215, at the behest of the Master, a guard at Fitzwilliam Castle killed Sir Geoffrey de Lacy by firing a crossbow at him. He was hit in the back while riding from the castle and died from his wounds some time later. (TV: The King's Demons)

The human colonists on Tara used crossbows that fired electric bolts. It was considered a peasant's weapon. (TV: The Androids of Tara)

The Sevateem used the crossbow as their primary ranged weapon. Leela was proficient in its use. The Fourth Doctor used a crossbow to shoot a pulley, preventing his descent into a pit of Horda. He credited William Tell with his knowledge of the weapon. (TV: The Face of Evil)

Crossbows were among the exhibits in a Time Museum. The Second Doctor used one to shoot a ray gun out of a Cyberman's hand. (COMIC: The Time Museum)

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