Medieval warfare

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Medieval warfare describes the fashion in which war was waged in Europe roughly from the fall of the Roman Empire to the renaissance, a period of several hundred years. During this time, the nature of warfare was influenced by a number of factors, both technological and cultural.

Origins and reasons of medieval warfare

Battle of Adrianople

Battlefield tactics

Deployment of forces

Employment of forces

Retreat

Siege

Siege weapons

Dynamics of a siege

Sally

Wall assault

Organization

Chain of command

Units

Training

Levying

Equipment

Personal equipment

  • The nobleman and knight
  • The the infantryman
  • The engineer
  • The archer
  • The burger

Supplies

Plunder and foraging

Supply trains

Supplies during siege


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