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Author Ayton, Andrew, 1959-

Title Knights and warhorses : military service and the English aristocracy under Edward III / Andrew Ayton.

Published Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, N.Y. : Boydell Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  355.00942 AYTO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 304 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [272]-289) and index.
Contents 1. The Military Revolution in Edwardian England -- 2. The Warhorse and Aristocratic Society. The image of the aristocratic warrior in fourteenth-century England. The English warhorse in the fourteenth century: the sources -- 3. The Horse Inventories: Documents and Administrative Processes. Inventories and restauro equorum accounts. The appraisal of warhorses. Compensation for losses -- 4. Restauro Equorum, Vadia Guerre and the Profits of War. Pay and the appraisal of warhorses: the reigns of Edward I and Edward II. A period of experiment: the reign of Edward III. The end of restauro equorum -- 5. The Personnel of Edwardian Armies: An Assessment of the Sources. The vadia guerre accounts. Letters of protection, charters of pardon and muster rolls. The horse inventories -- 6. The Warhorses of the Edwardian Aristocracy. Chronological overview. The reliability of the evidence. The warhorse in fourteenth-century England: rise and decline. Knights and esquires. Captains and retinues.
App. 1. The Scottish Campaign, 1336 -- App. 2. The Breton Campaign, 1342-43 -- App. 3. The Reims Campaign, 1359-60.
Subject Aristocracy (Social class) -- England -- History.
Knights and knighthood -- England -- History.
War horses -- England -- History.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1066-1485.
Great Britain -- History -- Edward III, 1327-1377.
ISBN 0851155685 (hardback : alk. paper) £35.00 ($63.00 U.S.)