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Author Lambert, Craig L.

Title Shipping the Medieval Military : English Maritime Logistics in the Fourteenth Century.

Published Woodbridge : Boydell & amp ; Brewer, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (262 pages).
Series Warfare in History ; v. 34
Warfare in history.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Frontcover; CONTENTS; LIST OF TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; 1 Raising a Fleet; Sources of Shipping; Requisition Orders; Process of Requisition; The Return Passage; 2 The Supply of Armies and Garrisons by Sea, 1320-1360; Logistics and Preparations for War: An Overview of Procedures; The Supply of Armies and the Naval War in Scotland, 1322-1336; Maritime Logistics and the Naval War in Scotland, 1337-1360; The Supply of English Armies in France, 1324-1349; 3 The Transportation of English Armies to France 1324-1360; Preparing the Fleet: A Timetable for Invasion.
Two Transport Fleets of Edward II's Reign, 1324-1325The Earl of Surrey's Transport Fleet, 1325; Five Transport Fleets for Edward III's Armies, 1338-1359; The 1355 Transport Fleet for the Black Prince; 4 Maritime Resources and the King's War; Developments in Fleet Organisation; Port Resources; Shipmaster Service and Mariners; Crew Size and Manning; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX 1 Ports that Supplied Ships to the Fleets; APPENDIX 2 Reconstructing the Merchant Fleet: A Methodology; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; Backcover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-235) and index.
Summary During the fourteenth century England was scarred by famine, plague and warfare. Through such disasters, however, emerged great feats of human endurance. Not only did the English population recover from starvation and disease but thousands of the kingdom's subjects went on to defeat the Scots and the French in several notable battles. Victories such as Halidon Hill, Neville's Cross, Crécy and Poitiers not only helped to recover the pride of the English chivalrous class but also secured the reputation of Edward III and the Black Prince. Yet what has been underemphasized in this historical narra.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Great Britain. Royal Navy -- History -- 14th century.
Military sealift -- Great Britain -- History -- 14th century.
Merchant marine -- Great Britain -- History -- 14th century.
Shipping -- Great Britain -- History -- 14th century.
Logistics -- History -- 14th century.
Transportation, Military -- Great Britain -- History -- 14th century.
Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 14th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Edward III, 1327-1377.
Electronic books.
Naval history.
ISBN 9781846158452 (electronic bk.)
1846158451 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 9786613772305