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Mercenaries and Paid Men: The Mercenary Identity in the Middle Ages John France

Mercenaries and Paid Men: The Mercenary Identity in the Middle Ages

John France

Published March 1st 2008
ISBN : 9789047432616
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428 pages
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Why were mercenaries such a commonplace of war in the medieval and early modern periods and why have they traditionally been so poorly regarded? Who were mercenaries, and how were they distinguished from other soldiers? The contributors to thisMoreWhy were mercenaries such a commonplace of war in the medieval and early modern periods and why have they traditionally been so poorly regarded? Who were mercenaries, and how were they distinguished from other soldiers? The contributors to this volume attempt to cast light on these questions.