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Security And Defence In South-West England Before 1800 / Edition 2

Security And Defence In South-West England Before 1800 / Edition 2


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ISBN-13: 9780859892094
Publisher: University of Exeter Press
Publication date: 11/27/1987
Series: University of Exeter Press - Exeter Studies in History , #19
Edition description: 1
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Robert Higham is Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, University of Exeter. His research interests cover two broad topics relating to the medieval period: the general theme of defence, in both its military and social aspects, and the medieval archaeology of South West England. He has directed a number of excavations and published several books. He has particular interests in the interplay between archaeological and historical data in the medieval period. Specific areas of research include urban defence, the archaeology, social and settlement history of castles and castle-building society, and the settlement history of Greater Exmoor.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
      Robert Higham

The Army and the Land in the Roman South West
      Valerie A. Maxfield
Public and Private Defence in the Medieval South West: Town, Castle and Fort
      Robert Higham
Bowmen, Billmen and Hackbutters: the Elizabethan Militia in the South West (The Harte Lecture, 1986)
      Joyce Youings
The Defence of Cornwall in the Early Seventeenth Century
      Anne Duffin
Defence and Security in the South West during the Commonwealth and Protectorate
      Ivan Roots
The West Country-Newfoundland Fishery and the Manning of the Royal Navy
      David J. Starkey

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