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Border Fury John Sadler

Border Fury von John Sadler

Border Fury John Sadler


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Zusammenfassung

Border Fury provides a fascinating account of the period of Anglo-Scottish Border conflict from the Edwardian invasions of 1296 until the Union of the Crowns under James VI of Scotland, James I of England in 1603.

Border Fury Zusammenfassung

Border Fury: England and Scotland at War 1296-1568 John Sadler

For three hundred years England and Scotland fought a bitter series of wars for territorial enlargement. Border Fury provides a fascinating account of the period of Anglo-Scottish Border conflict from the Edwardian invasions of 1296 until the Union of the Crowns under James VI of Scotland, James I of England in 1603.The book looks at developments in the art of war during the period, the key transition from medieval to renaissance warfare, the development of tactics, arms, armour and military logistics during the period, and the key personalities involved.

Border Fury Bewertungen

'A fascinating history ... in which the author transports readers back to the events of the day, giving a feel of what it was like to participate in combat then.'

The Scots Magazine

'Written for a popular audience, the narrative is always lively and entertaining.'

The Journal of Military History

Über John Sadler

John Sadler has spent a lifetime studying the military aspects of the Anglo-Scottish Border conflicts. He possesses an extensive knowledge of the geography and typology of the Anglo-Scottish Border region and has made detailed field studies of all the battles which are described in the book. His previous published works include Battlefor Northumbria(1998), Scottish Battles (1997) and War in the North 1461-1464 (2000).

Inhaltsverzeichnis

CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgements

Timeline

1 Flowers of the Forest

2 Sinews of War

3 Under the Hammer

4 The Lion Triumphant

5 The Longest Stick

6 'Nothing but their naked bodies'

7 The Disinherited

8 Neville's Cross

9 Landscape of War

10 Chevy Chase

11 'At Holmedon Met'

12 Sausages without Mustard

13 War in the North

14 Hedgeley Moor and Hexham

15 'The Sunne of York'

16 Flodden Field

17 The Road to Solway Moss

18 The Rough Wooing

19 The Two Queens

20 Last Years of the Frontier

21 The Steel Bonnets

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

Zusätzliche Informationen

GOR003706039
9781405840224
1405840226
Border Fury: England and Scotland at War 1296-1568 John Sadler
Gebraucht - Sehr Gut
Broschiert
Taylor & Francis Ltd
20061030
656
N/A
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