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Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior

Martin J. Dougherty

The armoured knight was but one part of the medieval fighting machine, albeit an important one. Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior examines the various arms that fought on a medieval battlefield, from the knight to the archer,... Read moreRead less

The armoured knight was but one part of the medieval fighting machine, albeit an important one. Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior examines the various arms that fought on a medieval battlefield, from the knight to the archer, crossbowman, man-at-arms, artilleryman, siege engineer, arquebusier and even the lowly peasant. From the clash at Hastings to the battle of Pavia, the book shows how the weapons and fighting techniques of each part of a medieval army developed over the centuries.

With detailed colour illustrations and fact-filled accompanying text, the book is the essential guide for any enthusiast for the period.

Format: 297 x 224mm
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 60,000
Illustrations: More than 250 colour photographs and black-and-white line artworks

Martin J. Dougherty

Martin J. Dougherty is the author of Vikings: A History of the Norse People, The Wars of the Roses, The Ancient Warrior and Celts, among many other books. A former defence consultant, he also writes on personal self-defence and modern military technology.

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