Medieval Warfare VIII.1

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The famous condottiere John Hawkwood made a fortune as a military commander. How did an Englishman gain such fame in Renaissance Italy?

John Hawkwood in Italy

  • William Caferro, 'An English mercenary in Italy - The career of John Hawkwood'.
  • David Balfour, 'The massacres at Faenza and Cesena - The dark side of a hero'.
  • Sean Manning, 'The merchant of Prato's little secret - Hidden protections'.
  • Nick Bohmann, 'Why did city-states hire mercenaries - The dilemma'.
  • Niccolò Capponi and Kelly DeVries, 'Hawkwood's greatest victory - The Battle of Castagnaro'.
  • Kay Smith and Ruth R. Brown, 'Many questions with few answers - The longbow'.
  • Michael Livingston, 'If it even happened - The Battle of Hyddgen, 1401'.
  • Joanna Phillips, 'Why sieges were hard on your health - Besieging bodies'.
  • Georgios Theotokis, '11th-century Norman mercenaries in the Mediterranean - Fame, faith, and fortune'.
  • Murray Dahm, 'Swords for hire, Hollywood style - Condottieri on film'.

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