The Hundred Years War (part III)

Further Considerations

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In this work, the third volume of essays dealing with many understudied aspects of the Hundred Years War, American, British, and European scholars deal with the varied sources that reveal the lives of soldiers in the conflict as well as the development of strategy and generalship in the many theaters of the war. The authors also focus on real heroes and villains of the conflict as well as the war’s impact on regions as scattered as Wales, the Low Countries, Italy, Scotland and Spain.
Contributors are Adrian Bell, Anne Curry, Adam Chapman, Andy King, David Simpkin, Christopher Candy, Donald Kagay, William Caferro, David Hoornstra, Elena Odio, Daniel Franke, David Green, Philip Morgan, Sean McGlynn, Wendy Turner, Andrew Villalon, Aleksandra Pfau, Kelly DeVries, and Sergio Boffa.

Winner of the 2014 Verbruggen Prize of De Re Militari (the Society for the Study of Medieval Military History) given annually for the best book on medieval military history.
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Biographical Note

L.J. Andrew Villalon earned his degree in history at Yale University and has taught at the universities of Cincinnati and Texas. He has published essays in collections and in academic journals such as The Catholic Historical Review, Sixteenth Century Journal, Mediterranean Studies, and the Journal of Medieval Military History. He has published six books.
Donald J. Kagay, is an expert in medieval legal and military history with a specialty in the medieval Crown of Aragon. He has published eleven books and has taught for twenty years at Albany State University (Georgia).

List of Illustrations ... ix
List of Maps ... xi
List of Contributors ... xiii
Acknowledgements ... xix
Abbreviations ... xxi

Introduction ... 1

PART ONE: NEW SOURCES
The Soldier in Later Medieval England: An Online Database
Adrian R. Bell, Anne Curry, Adam Chapman, Andy King and David Simpkin ... 19

PART TWO: WAR LEADERS GOOD AND EVIL
A Growing Trust: Edward III and his Household Knights, 1330-1340
Christopher A. Candy ... 49
Battle-Seeking Commanders in the Later Middle Ages: Phases of Generalship in the War of the Two Pedros
Donald J. Kagay ... 63
Edward Despenser, The Green Knight and the Lance Formation: Englishmen in Florentine Military Service, 1366-1370
William Caferro ... 85
Boucicaut fijils and the Great Hiatus: Insights from the Career of Jean II Le Meingre, called Boucicaut
David S. Hoornstra ... 105
Gilles de Rais: Hero, Spendthrift, and Psychopathic Child Murderer of the Later Hundred Years War
Elena Odio ... 145

PART THREE: THE WAR’S EFFECT ON ENGLISH REGIONS
War, Crisis, and East Anglia, 1334-1340: Towards a Reassessment
Daniel P. Franke ... 187
Wales, Welshmen, and the Hundred Years War
Adam Chapman ... 217

PART FOUR: ENGLISH COLONIALISM
The Hundred Years War, Colonial Policy and the English Lordships
David Green ... 233
Henry V’s Harfleur: A Study in Military Administration, 1415-1422
Anne Curry ... 259
Going to the Wars: Thomas, Lord Morley in France, 1416
Philip Morgan ... 285

PART FIVE: PSYCHOLOGICAL, FISCAL, AND “SCIENTIFIC” ASPECTS OF THE WAR
“Sheer Terror” and the Black Prince’s Grand Chevauchee of 1355
Sean McGlynn ... 317
London Businessmen and Alchemists: Raising Money for the Hundred Years War
Wendy J. Turner ... 333

PART SIX: ROYAL PARDONS
“Taking the King’s Shilling” to Avoid “the Wages of Sin”: English Royal Pardons for Military Malefactors during the Hundred Years War
L.J. Andrew Villalon ... 357
Warfare, Trauma, and Madness in French Remission Letters of the Hundred Years War
Aleksandra Pfau ... 437

PART SEVEN: THE WAR IN THE LOW COUNTRIES
The English in the Southern Low Countries during the Fourteenth Century: The Medieval “Belgian” Perspective
Kelly DeVries ... 457
The Duchy of Brabant between France, Burgundy and England: Geopolitics and diplomacy during the Hundred Years War (1383-1430)
Sergio Boffa ... 475

APPENDICES
I Medieval Popes and Rulers ... 501
II Battles, Campaigns, Treaties ... 511
III Original Languages ... 515

Bibliography ... 521
Index ... 551

All those interested in the military, economic, legal, literary, strategic, and psychological aspects of the Hundred Years War.