War and Society in Medieval Wales 633-1283: Welsh Military Institutions

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This text offers an examination of Welsh military organization, strategy, tactics and conduct in war which goes beyond the military sphere and touches on all aspects of Welsh society in this period. It helps to explain the transformation of the country from a part of post-Roman medieval Europe to the series of independent principalities eventually conquered by Edward I. The author questions many of the traditional assumptions, notably the tendency to see the Welsh (and the Irish and the Scottish) as "barbaric" and provides ...

War and Society in Medieval Wales 633-1283: Welsh Military Institutions 2014, University of Wales Press, Wales

ISBN-13: 9781783161393

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