Troopers of the High Middle Ages

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´╗┐Troopers of the High Middle Ages

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Foot warriors from 11 th century Life of St. Aubin of Angers (note that the laborer impose is ordered by a knight in protective layer)

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Evolution of Armor, c.1066-c.1250 clockwise from upper left corner: late 11 th c, mid 12 th c, mid 13 th

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Evolution of Armor: tomb models of English knights Sir Robert de Trumpington, (d.1289) Sir William fitzRalf (d. 1323) Sir Humphrey Littlebury (d.1365)

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Knights and mounted sergeants in fight from the Morgan Picture Bible, French c.1250

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Knights battling, from William of Tire's History of the Crusades (Yates Thompson, British Library, c.1250) square pennants speak to contingents of knights banneret

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Foot sergeants, crossbowmen, slinger amid an attack, from the Morgan Picture Bible, c.1250

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Longbow hone, from the Luttrell Psalter, 14 th century (English)

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Holkham Picture Bible, mid 14 th century Heavily reinforced knights on horseback above and Lightly shielded infantrymen beneath

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Flemish troopers at the clash of Courtrai, 1302 ( The Courtrai Chest, mid 14 th century)