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Standing armies in the Three Kingdoms

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Restoration settlement which placed Charles II on his throne allowed the king a small defensive military establishment consisting of guards and garrisons. But since it could not deploy a field ... More


The Men-at-Arms

Adrian R. Bell, Anne Curry, Andy King, and David Simpkin

in The Soldier in Later Medieval England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680825
eISBN:
9780191761003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680825.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

This chapter considers the military service of non-knightly men-at-arms (esquires) in the Hundred Years War. We investigate how important their contribution was to the English military effort. Using ... More


The Combat Soldier: Infantry Tactics and Cohesion in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Anthony King

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658848
eISBN:
9780191752483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

How are soldiers able to fight together in combat and why are they willing to do so? The phenomenon of small-group cohesion on the battlefield has long fascinated social scientists, philosophers, and ... More


Military Reconstruction under Canby

Mark L. Bradley

in Bluecoats and Tar Heels: Soldiers and Civilians in Reconstruction North Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125077
eISBN:
9780813135120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125077.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In contrast to General Sickles, Brig. Gen. Edward Richard Sprigg Canby spent twenty-eight of his forty-nine years serving the army as a professional soldier. He graduated from West Point and was a ... More


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