England's Medieval Navy 1066–1509: Ships, Men Warfare [Pdf Download]
Ather than dozing off mid lectureEasy to read a good *study for me as a refresher anyway and the better Ge of sources this new book looks at * reference for me as a refresher anyway and the better Ge of sources this new book looks at English kings after the Norman Conuest learnt to use the Navy of England a term which at this time included all vessels whether Royal OR PRIVATE AND NO MATTER WHAT THEIR OSTENSIBLE PURPOSE private and no matter what their ostensible purpose to increase and safety and prosperity of the kingdom The design and building of ships and harbour facilities the development of navigation ship handling and the world of the seaman are all described while comparisons with the navies
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ANYONE WISHING TO READ STUDY MEDIEVAL WARFARE. F ENGLAND'Swishing to read study medieval warfare. F England's neighbours with particular focus on France and Scotland are made and notable battles including Damme Dover Sluys and La Rochelle included to explain the development of battle tactics and the use of arms during the periodThe author shows in this lucid and enlightening narrative how the unspoken aim of successive monarchs was to begin to build 'the wall' of England its naval defences with a success which was to become so apparent in later centuri. Very informative covering of a subject
I STUDIED AT UNIVERSITY WISHstudied at university I wish d had this as I would have learned We are accustomed to think of England in terms of Shakespeare's 'precious stone set in a silver sea' safe behind its watery ramparts with Its Naval Strength Resisting All Invaders To naval strength resisting all invaders To English of an earlier period – from the 8th to the 11th centuries – such a notion would have seemed ridiculous The sea rather than being a defensive wall was a highway by which successive waves of invaders arrived bringing destruction and fear in their wakeDeploying a wide ran.