The Journal of Medieval Military History

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Bernard S. Bachrach, Clifford J. Rogers, Kelly DeVries
Boydell Press, 2004 - History - 166 pages
The second issue of this new undertaking broadens its geographical and practical range, widening its focus to draw in the amateur specialist in addition to military historians: the study of the origins of the crossbow industry in England is a case in point. Other papers include studies of campaigns (Henry II in Wales and Henry of Lancaster in France), articles on weaponry and Spanish fortifications in the Mediterranean, a brief life of the mercenary Armengol VI of Urgel, and case studies of the interpretation of chronicles in reconstructing battles and military action. Taken together, the articles reinforce the centrality of fighting and warfare in the middle ages, adding valuable detail to an understanding of medieval society. Contributors: DAVID S. BACHRACH, ROBERT J. BURNS, KELLY DEVRIES, JOHN B. GILLINGHAM, JOHN HOSLER, DONALD KAGAY, BERNARD F. REILLY, CLIFFORD J. ROGERS, THERESA M. VANN, J.F. VERBRUGGEN.
 

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Contents

ARTICLES
1
Military Service in the County of Flanders
17
Count Armengol VI of Urgel 11021154
39
Henry IIs Military Campaigns in Wales 1157 and 1165
53
Origins of the Crossbow Industry in England
73
The Bergerac Campaign 1345 and the Generalship of
89
Eastern Spanish Fortifications and their
111
The Militia of Malta
137
DOCUMENT
159
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Clifford J. Rogers is Professor of History, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York.

Kelly DeVries is Professor of History at Loyola College, Baltimore, USA.

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