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The garrison establishment in Lancastrian Normandy in 1436 according to surviving lists in Bibliotheque Nationale de France manuscrit francais 25773

The garrison establishment in Lancastrian Normandy in 1436 according to surviving lists in Bibliotheque Nationale de France manuscrit francais 25773
The garrison establishment in Lancastrian Normandy in 1436 according to surviving lists in Bibliotheque Nationale de France manuscrit francais 25773
The greatest contrast between English strategy in France in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, and between Edward III and Henry V as military leaders, is in the military occupation of territory through a garrison system. Whilst Edward III and his commanders had not completely eschewed this method of subduing and controlling the French, there was no real precedent for the systematic conquest of Normandy by Henry V and for the establishment of a network of garrisons in order to hold on to what had been conquered.¹ Even after the treaty of Troyes the ‘English kingdom of France’ relied much on...
237-270
Boydell & Brewer
Curry, Anne
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Baker, Gary P.
Lambert, Craig L.
Simpkin, David
Curry, Anne
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Baker, Gary P.
Lambert, Craig L.
Simpkin, David

Curry, Anne (2018) The garrison establishment in Lancastrian Normandy in 1436 according to surviving lists in Bibliotheque Nationale de France manuscrit francais 25773. In, Baker, Gary P., Lambert, Craig L. and Simpkin, David (eds.) Military Communities Late Medieval England: Essays in Honour of Andrew Ayton. Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK; Rochester, NY, USA. Boydell & Brewer, pp. 237-270.

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The greatest contrast between English strategy in France in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, and between Edward III and Henry V as military leaders, is in the military occupation of territory through a garrison system. Whilst Edward III and his commanders had not completely eschewed this method of subduing and controlling the French, there was no real precedent for the systematic conquest of Normandy by Henry V and for the establishment of a network of garrisons in order to hold on to what had been conquered.¹ Even after the treaty of Troyes the ‘English kingdom of France’ relied much on...

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Published date: April 2018

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Author: Anne Curry
Editor: Gary P. Baker
Editor: Craig L. Lambert
Editor: David Simpkin

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