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Medieval English Warfare

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R. R. Sellmann ; illustrated by the author and Kenneth Ody.
ContributionsOdy, Kenneth.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22629204M
ISBN 100416636209
OCLC/WorldCa654998215

Small paperback, color illustrated with drawings an photographs, 95 pages. Allen-Brown; The myth of the military supremacy of knightly cavalry, M. A royal act from France in stipulated that Tournai had to provide heavy infantry predites bene armatos when summoned by Philip II, a substantial number from one source, and one of many cases to rebut the view that medieval foot-soldiers only became a significant and effective force in the fourteenth century. NY Metropolitan Museum of Art Bezdek, Paladin Press, January

Superb article outlining this hardly known yet major Master of Defence. It was an age when organization for war was integral to social structure, when the secular aristocrat was by necessity also a warrior, and whose culture was profoundly influenced by martial ideas. Casterman Bruxelles. Beautifully rendered in old style ink, but containing some errors in both translation and matching captions. This is a valuable contribution to an area often rife with fantasy and error. Late medieval sailing warships resembled floating fortresses, with towers in the bows and at the stern respectively, the forecastle and aftcastle.

Robert's son Clito remained free, however, and formed the focus for fresh revolts Medieval English Warfare book his death in In particular we investigate how religious and secular authorities shaped the lives and literary representations Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman women. Prestwich admirably fulfills his purpose and provides a very complete, detailed account of English armies and warfare in the Middle Ages. Various sections cover the changing value of cavalry, the long-bow and its use, artillery and firearms, and hand-to-hand combat of the time and most interestingly information from the recent findings in of mass graves near the battle site in north Yorkshire. Although it really offers little in the way of historically accurate information, it does present lovely sentiment on the romance and lore of swords in general. Their main purpose in the north remained the transportation of soldiers to fight on the decks of the opposing ship as, for example, at the Battle of Svolder or the Battle of Sluys.


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Medieval English Warfare by R. R. Sellman Download PDF Ebook

The medieval faculty of the department offer their expertise in English writing from its Old English beginnings to the late medieval and early modern periods, as well as in insular, continental, and global literature.

Interesting and worthwhile but very limited with assorted minor misconceptions. A very limited and superficial look at this subject, its Medieval English Warfare book title was very disappointing. These authors Medieval English Warfare book by no means the first to look back to the middle ages and rewrite them for contemporary readers.

Allen-Brown; The myth of the military supremacy of knightly cavalry, M. It was an age when organization for war Medieval English Warfare book integral to social structure, when the secular aristocrat was by necessity also a warrior, and whose culture was profoundly influenced by martial ideas.

Supplementary and secondary readings will give us insight into related topics such as travel, pilgrimage, and the religious vow, while others will reveal how images of the Jew, Saracen, and Turk played a significant role in the religious and political discourse of Catholic and Reformation England.

While the course is mostly concerned with written texts, it also includes some non-verbal hagiographic forms manuscript illuminations, architecture, cult objects, etc. Society for Medieval Archaeology: Reading, Capture of an opposing knight, whether in a tournament or on the battlefield, meant lucrative gains from ransom and booty preda in the form of expensive armour and warhorses.

Paradoxically, despite recognition of this, it has received relatively little attention; but nor has it been misrepresented.

The chapters in Part II trace thematically the principal developments in the art of warfare; in fortification and siege craft; in the role of armoured cavalrymen; in the employment of mercenary forces; the advent of gunpowder artillery; and of new skills in navigation and shipbuilding.

Society for Medeival Archaeology: Reading, Fully illus. Chaucer taught by Emma Lipton and Lee Manion Chaucer's Canterbury Tales provide an introduction to a broad range of medieval literature, revealing the surprising variety of genres and forms in the period, from the bawdy fabliaux, to the courtly romances, to the theological lessons of saints' lives.

Bennett; Miles in Armis Strenuus: the knight at war, M. In these texts the East is sometimes exoticized and Othered, at other times depicted as a culture to be conquered and assimilated.

We will explore medieval attitudes to sexuality and the regulation of desire, and consider the relationship between the female body and the construction of female subjectivity and identity. Antiquities Journal. Excellent work. Nine medieval swords retaining period grips discussed in context with how the grips came to survive.

In Northern Europe the technique of building ships with clinker planking made it difficult to cut ports in the hull; clinker-built or clench-built ships had much of their structural strength in the outer hull.

While the focus of the course will be on late medieval materials, students will also read classical and earlier medieval texts crucial to the development of later traditions. Arma Defensiva" Claude Blair, et al.

Armies and Warfare in the Middle Ages

We will study the representation of Arthurian characters, such as Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, Merlin, and Gawain; how this legend of chivalry and romantic love has been employed to debate politics and ethics in its own time; and how Arthurian stories have been used creatively to produce a "medievalism" in today's popular culture that responds to our own fantasies and fears.

London, We will also consider how female literacy and female patronage Medieval English Warfare book literary texts, what conventions governed the representation of women, what kinds of texts were written by and for women, and how women's access Medieval English Warfare book particular genres affected the meaning of those traditions.

The image of the impulsive knight charging headlong into the fray is largely a false one. An amazing work. The growth in governmental records in the later Middle Ages has provided a wealth of quantitative information on military matters, and the period has accordingly Medieval English Warfare book more research than the eleventh to thirteenth centuries; but the potential of chronicles from this earlier period has not been fully exploited.

In this fascinating book, Michael Prestwich re-creates the real experience of medieval warfare, examining how English medieval armies fought, how men of all ranks of society were recruited, how the troops were fed, supplied, and deployed, what new weapons were developed, and what structure was set in place for military command.

We will ask these and other questions by reading a wide range of Anglo-Saxon prose and verse texts. While pikemen usually grouped and awaited a mounted attack, the Swiss developed flexible formations and aggressive manoeuvring, forcing their opponents to respond.

A limited but interesting presentation that avoids some of the typical "art curators view". The ensuing melee was a confusion of individual duels by glory-seeking knights set on establishing a martial reputation.Mar 29,  · It turns out that medieval illuminated manuscripts featured a lot of bizarre imagery in the margins, but this pocket of art history might be one of the most intriguing.

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44 () The study of medieval warfare has suffered from an approach that concentrates on its social, governmental and economic factors to the detriment of military methods and practice.The book is beautifully pdf with eight colour plates by Graham Turner covering all aspects of knighthood in this period and also includes photographs of rare surviving contemporary pieces of armour.

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