➽ [Download] ✤ The Calais Garrison: War and Military Service in England, 1436-1558 (Warfare in History) By David Grummitt ➲ – Oaklandjobs.co.uk This is the book on the Calais garrison we have been waiting for COLIN RICHMOND For over 200 years following its capture by Edward III in 1347 the town of Calais was in English hands; after 1453 it re This is the book Garrison: War Epub µ on the Calais garrison we have been waiting for COLIN RICHMOND For over years following its capture by Edward III in the town of Calais was in English hands; after it remained the last English possession on the continent a commercial cultural diplomatic and military frontier until its recapture by the French in This book the first full length study so to do examines the Calais garrison the largest standing military force available The Calais PDF/EPUB or to the English crown Based on extensive archival research it covers recruitment and service in the garrison the problems of pay and logistics the weaponry and tactics used and the chivalric and professional ethos among the soldiers It also investigates the effectiveness of English arms against their European counterparts through a detailed study of the failed Burgundian siege of and the successful French siege of Overall it reaffirms the importance of Calais to successive medieval and early modern English kings Calais Garrison: War eBook ☆ and challenges the perceived Calais Garrison: War and Military PDF or notion that England lagged behind its northwest European rivals in terms of military technology and effectiveness The Calais garrison is placed in the wider context of the development of European warfare in general during this period Dr DAVID GRUMMITT is Lecturer in British History University of Kent.
- 217 pages
- The Calais Garrison: War and Military Service in England, 1436-1558 (Warfare in History)
- David Grummitt
- 06 January 2016 David Grummitt