War and Chivalry: The Conduct and Perception of War in England and Normandy, 1066 1217

This is the first detailed study of the behavior in war of the military aristocracy in England and Normandy from the Norman Conquest to the reign of King John 1066 1217 Though methods of warfare are integral to the book, the emphasis is on conduct in battle and siege rather than with tactics and strategy It explores ideas of ransom and the treatment of prisoners, the eThis is the first detailed study of the behavior in war of the military aristocracy in England and Normandy from the Norman Conquest to the reign of King John 1066 1217 Though methods of warfare are integral to the book, the emphasis is on conduct in battle and siege rather than with tactics and strategy It explores ideas of ransom and the treatment of prisoners, the extent to which there was a brotherhood in arms among noble opponents, and how the knights treated the peasantry and churchmen in wartime.
War and Chivalry The Conduct and Perception of War in England and Normandy This is the first detailed study of the behavior in war of the military aristocracy in England and Normandy from the Norman Conquest to the reign of King John Though methods of warfare are i

  • Title: War and Chivalry: The Conduct and Perception of War in England and Normandy, 1066 1217
  • Author: Matthew Strickland
  • ISBN: 9780521443920
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Hardcover
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    • Anatolikon said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 18:28 PM

      Strickland identifies a particular form of Anglo-Franko-Norman warfare of the eleventh through thirteenth centuries that he identifies as chivalric. Chivalry is here defined as an ethos shared by a warrior elite that was designed to reduce the terror of war for that elite. It was disseminated through the use of tournaments and benefited from the breakdown of the Carolingian empire, but it also was part of economic necessity spurred on by a reduction in scale of warfare during this time, as somet [...]

    • Trevor Russell said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 18:28 PM

      Engages with a few issues deeply, but overall, this is a rather shallow survey of supposed conduct. I say shallow because Strickland doesn't really 'read' the sources as literature when creating his idea of how war was fought, so much as merely compile them as if they were fully honest reports. Kaeuper, Keen, Taylor, and Vale engage with chivalry and the problems of sources far better.

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