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The Soldier in Later Medieval England

Adrian R. Bell, Anne Curry, Andy King, and David Simpkin


This book is the outcome of a project (sponsored by the AHRC) collecting the name of every soldier known to have served the English crown between the re-opening of the Hundred Years War in 1369 and the loss of Gascony in 1453, the traditional end-date of the Hundred Years War. We are able to make comparisons of different forms of war, such as the chevauchées of the late fourteenth-century, the Agincourt campaign, and the occupation of territory in France in the fifteenth century, thus identifying longer-term trends. Our period also straddles the divide of 1400, and which is of particular inter ... More

Keywords: Hundred Years War, soldiers, men-at-arms, archers, nobility, Agincourt, England, France, database, muster roll

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199680825
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680825.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adrian R. Bell, author
Chair in the History of Finance, ICMA Centre, University of Reading

Anne Curry, author
Professor of Medieval History and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Southampton

Andy King, author
Research Fellow in History, University of Southampton