Medieval manuscripts can tell us much about power and art, knowledge and beauty. Many have survived because of an author’s status—part of the reason we have so much of Chaucer’s writing, for example, is because he was a London-based government official first and a poet second.
This informative and entertaining military history series features an in-depth look at three key events in the history of medieval warfare. Featuring large scale medieval battle reconstructions, hundreds of contemporary images and paintings, informative graphics and maps, weapons, strategies and tactics. With full commentary and analyses by Dr. David Chandler, the world's leading military authority, and editor of the Oxford History of the British Army