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Anglo-Saxon Thegn AD 449-1066 (Warrior)
by Mark Harrison

The collapse of Roman rule in Britain was not so much a sudden catastrophe as a long and drawn-out decline. The 'Celtic' Britons retreated gradually to the highland ...

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The Archaeology of Weapons: Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)
by R. Ewart Oakeshott

Tremendously detailed and thorough account of premodern weapons of war — from the prehistoric Bronze and Iron Ages and the breakup of the Roman Empire, to the ...

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English Longbowman 1330-1515 (Warrior)
by Clive Bartlett

The English military ascendancy which lasted from the mid-14th to the early 16th century was founded upon defensive tactics based on the use of the longbow. This ...

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English Medieval Knight 1200-1300 (Warrior)
by Christopher Gravett

The 13th century was a time of change for knights in England. They were faced with rising costs and increasing demands on their time for local government because of ...

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English Medieval Knight 1300-1400 (Warrior)
by Christopher Gravett

The 14th-century knight lived in a century of change, in terms of both recruitment methods and the appearance of fighting men. This book describes all aspects of ...

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English Medieval Knight 1400-1500 (Warrior)
by Christopher Gravett

The 15th century was a time of change for knighthood. Knights no longer fought for their lords in return for land, since the feudal summons had long before given ...

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Galloglass 1250-1600: Gaelic Mercenary Warrior
by Fergus Cannan

Galloglass, from the Gaelic gallóglaigh meaning 'foreign warriors' from the Hebrides, were fearsome axe-wielding mercenaries from the West Highlands and Islands of ...




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Knight Templar 1120-1312 (Warrior)
by Helen Nicholson

The order of the Temple was a military-religious organisation that was set up to protect pilgrims and settlers in the Holy Land. The Templars believed they were ...

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Norman Knight AD 950-1204 (Warrior)
by Christopher Gravett

Throughout the 11th and 12th centuries the Norman knight was possibly the most feared warrior in Western Europe. He was descended originally from the Vikings who ...

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Records of the Medieval Sword
by Ewart Oakeshott

Forty years of intensive research into the specialised subject of the straight two-edged knightly sword of the European middle ages are contained in this classic ...

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