Medieval European Armies (Men-At-Arms (Osprey) #50) (Paperback)

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By Terence Wise, Gerry Embleton (Illustrator)
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Almost continual warfare raged in Europe during the period 1300-1500. These wars were the furnaces in which many of the modern European nations were forged. Parallel with this emergence of the nations came the development of national armies to protect the newly-won borders and independence, yet throughout this period the old feudal method of raising an army persisted. This fascinating study by Terence Wise explores the organization, weapons and equipment of the armies who fought across Medieval Europe, from the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) to the fight against the Moors in Spain, and the French invasion of Italy in 1494.

About the Author

Terence Wise is one of Osprey's most popular authors. Terence has been a respected historical writer for more than 25 years. With numerous books and articles to his credit, he has contributed more than a dozen titles to the Men-At-Arms series, mainly on medieval subjects including studies of the military orders and the Wars of the Roses.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780850452457
ISBN-10: 0850452457
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
Publication Date: April 30th, 1975
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Men-At-Arms (Osprey)