Book
English

Armies and warfare in the Middle Ages : the English experience

Armies and warfare in the Middle Ages : the English experience

Title
Armies and warfare in the Middle Ages : the English experience
Author
Michael Prestwich
Language
English
Publisher
New Haven: Yale University, 1999
IX, 396 p. : ill.
ISBN
0-300-07663-0
Placing suggestion
925 (SISO)

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About Michael Prestwich

Michael Charles Prestwich OBE (born 30 January 1943) is an English historian, specialising on the history of medieval England, in particular the reign of Edward I. He is retired, having been Professor of History at Durham University and Head of the Department of History until 2007.

Early life

Prestwich is the son of two Oxford historians, John Prestwich and Menna Prestwich. His father, "the redoubtable mediaevalist ... who knew so much and published so little", had worked at Bletchley Park during the war, working among other things on the breaking of U-boat codes. Michael was educated at the Dragon School in Oxford, and then went to a well-known public school Charterhouse, before winning a scholarship to Magdalen College, Oxford. After being awarded an MA and First in History, he completed his D.Phil. with a thesis entitled Edward I's wars and their financing 1294-1307 at Christ Church, Ox…Read more on Wikipedia