Category Archives: English Military History

Book Review of The Nine Years’ War and the British Army, 1688-1697: The Operations in the Low Countries

John Childs. The Nine Years’ War and the British Army, 1688-1697: The Operations in the Low Countries. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press, 1991. ISBN 978-0-71903-461-9. Maps. Notes. Index. Pp. xii, 372. The Nine Years’ War was a major conflict between Louis … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Great Chevauchée: John of Gaunt’s Raid on France 1373

David Nicolle. The Great Chevauchée: John of Gaunt’s Raid on France 1373. Illustrated by Peter Dennis. Raid series. Botley, England: Osprey, 2011. ISBN 978-1-84908-247-1. Illustrations. Maps. Photographs. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. 80. $18.95 (paperback). The Caroline War (1369-1389/96) has received little … Continue reading

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Age of the Thirty Years War (1598-1660): A Bibliography

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND WARFARE IN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE A Bibliography of Diplomatic and Military Studies by William Young Chapter 5 Age of the Thirty Years War (1598-1660) Age of the Thirty Years War (1598-1660): A … Continue reading

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Book Review of In the Steps of the Black Prince: The Road to Poitiers, 1355-1356

Peter Hoskins. In the Steps of the Black Prince: The Road to Poitiers, 1355-1356. Warfare in History series. Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 2011. ISBN 978-1-84383-611-7. Plates. Figures. Maps. Appendices. Notes. Bibliography. Pp. xviii, 246. $90.00 (hardcover). Peter Hoskins, a medieval … Continue reading

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Readings in the Military History of The Hundred Years War (1337-1453)

The Hundred Years War (1337-1453) was a series of conflicts between England and France (and their various allies) for control over the French throne during the Late Middle Ages.  The war started in 1337 as a dispute between Edward III of England (r. … Continue reading

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Book Review of Henry VIII and Francis I: The Final Conflict, 1540-1547

David Potter. Henry VIII and Francis I: The Final Conflict, 1540-1547. History of Warfare series. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2011. ISBN 978-90-04-20431-7. Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xxix, 562. $243.00. Originally posted in Military History (18 January 2012) Dr David … Continue reading

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