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Medieval Mercenaries, The Great Companies / Edition 1

Medieval Mercenaries, The Great Companies / Edition 1

by Kenneth Fowler


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ISBN-13: 9780631158868
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/16/2001
Edition description: Volume I
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.33(d)

About the Author

Kenneth Fowler, FRHS, is Professor Emeritus and Honorary Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of The Age of Plantagenet and Valois (1967) and The King's Lieutenant: Henry of Grosmont, First Duke of Lancaster 1310-1361 (1969), edited and contributed to The Hundred Years War (1971), and in recent years has written a large number of articles dealing with medieval warfare and in particular the activities of mercenary soldiers.

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Plans.



1. Dramatis Personae.

2. An Elusive Peace.

3. From Brignais to Launac.

4. Seguin de Badefol in Auvergne.

5. The Navarrese Imbroglio.

6. Crusading Projects.

7. Castles in Spain.

8. The Prince's Intervention.

9. The Return North.

10. A Provencal Interlude and a Sicilian Marriage.

11. The Sardinian Proposals and the Drama of Montiel.

12. Pontvallain.


Note on Money.

Appendix A: Documents.

Appendix B: Tables of Captains.

Appendix C: The Numerical Strength of the Companies.

Appendix D: Forces Recruited by the Duke of Anjou in 1369.

Appendix E: The Death of Sir Robert Birkhead in 1368 and theSupposed Death of Sir Robert Cheyney at Olivet.

Sources and Bibliography.


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