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War Cruel and Sharp: English Strategy Under Edward III, 1327-1360
Contemporaries considered Edward III of England "the wisest and shrewdest warrior in the world," but he has not fared so well in the estimation of modern historians, many of whom have argued that he was a fine tactician but a poor strategist. This is despite the fact that by 1360 the English had become the foremost martial nation of Europe; that famous victories had been w ...more
Published January 7th 2001 by Boydell Press
(first published December 7th 2000)
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