The Siege of Acre, 1291 CE
The Siege of Acre in 1291 CE was the final fatal blow to Christian Crusader ambitions in the Holy Land. Acre had always been the most important Christian-held...
Battle of Grandson by wraithdt on DeviantArt
I love me some Swiss pikemen I did this piece last year for the Medieval Warfare Magazine issue focusing on the Burgundian Wars where Charles the Bold m... Battle of Grandson
Zvonimir Grbasic. Battle of Damietta, 1249 The landing of the crusaders to the west of the mouth of
Крестовые походы на Ближний Восток. Старое (но не постившееся) и новое. На события и персонажи Первого-Третьего крестовых походов: 1-3 крестовы...
Why can’t we still speak like that? – The Old English Poem ‘The Battle of Brunanburh’
‘Her Aethelstan cyning laedde fyrde to Brunanbyrig’ – 937 Anglo Saxon Chronicle ‘E’ Most historians of England maintain that the Battle of Brunanburh in 937 was a deci…
Georg von Frundsberg: Sein Genie machte Landsknechte zur Elitetruppe - WELT
Georg von Frundsberg war einer der wichtigsten Kommandeure Kaiser Karls V. Mit Charisma und Ordnung schaffte er Disziplin. Mit dem Körperfett des aufgeschlitzten Feindes rieb man die Speere ein.
Bosworth Field and the Demise of the Plantagenents
August 22 marks the anniversary of one of those pivotal days in British History (or "American History - Part One" as I like to call it.) The year of 1485 does not stand out like other important years in British history such as 1066, but it was very important just the same. On this day, 427 years ago, the War of the Roses ended in the strategic battle of Bosworth Field. The war between two rival houses of the Plantagenet dynasty, had raged off and on for thirty years. It is ironic that when…
Battle of Worringen by wraithdt on DeviantArt
A piece I did back in 2012 for Medieval Warfare Magazine. I'm not steeped in German Medieval history but I believe Worringen was one of many battles fou... Battle of Worringen
Battle of the Battlefields: They shaped England, now they need your help to save them
The 1461 Battle of Towton is the deadliest ever fought in England, killing 1% of her population As cities expand, more and more historical sites are