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Thursday, 12 April 2018

Medieval Warfare VIII-2, May-Jun 2018

 Medieval Warfare VIII-2, May-Jun 2018

In this issue's theme, we look at Edward I's late 13th century invasion of Wales, with a special emphasis on the castle building campaign that went hand-in-hand with that operation.

Theme: Edward I's invasion of Wales

Peter Konieczny, 'The English and Welsh struggle - One island, one king?'.
Danièle Cybulskie, 'Prince, pawn, and prodigal son - The rise of Edward I'.
Rebecca Batley, 'Hostage, traitor, patriot, hero - The path of Dafydd ap Gruffudd'.
John R. Kenyon, 'Defence-spending, medieval style - The castles of Edward I in Wales'.
Sean Davies, '"All Wales was cast to the ground" - Edward's conquest'.
Peter Konieczny, Further reading - Books and article on the invasion of Wales'.

Features:

Giovanni Amatuccio, 'Maniakes' great misadventure - The invasion of Sicily in 1038'.
Peter Konieczny, 'Can you answer these - Anglo-Saxon riddles'.
Kay Smith and Ruth R. Brown, 'A gift for a poet - The buckler'.
M.G. Haynes, 'Peasant resistance in the Imjin War - Guerrillas in the mist'.
Murray Dahm, '"The dead cost nothing" - Edward I on film'.

Medieval Warfare