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Osprey's examination of the Battle of Otterburn, which was part of the continuous Anglo-Scottish border conflicts. In his Chronicles, Froissart described Otterburn as 'the best fought and the most severe' battle of his time. Fought at Redesdale, in Northumberland, in August 1388, the battle originated from the ongoing war between the Scots and the English but rapidly descended into a personal feud between the Scottish clan, Douglas, and the aristocratic English family, Percy. This book details the events that led up to this clash on the borders, using all the contemporary sources, gives a full account of the battle and examines the opposing armies and their weaponry, as well as the personalities of Black Douglas and Henry 'Hotspur' Percy.
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Highly visual guides to history's greatest conflicts, detailing the command strategies, tactics, and experiences of the opposing forces throughout each campaign, and concluding with a guide to the battlefields today.About the Author:
Peter Armstrong was educated at Keswick School in Cumbria; he spent some time abroad and at sea before taking a degree in Fine Art at Maidstone College of Art. He worked throughout the 1970s as a Secondary School art teacher in Cumbria. Pete is the sculptor behind Border Miniatures, and his books are the fruit of his many years of modelling experience and research. Pete lives and works in Cumbria, UK.
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Book Description Osprey, 1999. Softcover. Condition: New. Osprey Campaign Series - Middle Ages (500 to 1500 A.D.) Otterburn 1388 - Bloody Border Conflict (MINT/New) Manufacturer: Osprey Product Line: Campaign Series - Middle Ages (500 to 1500 A.D.) Type: Softcover Code: OSPCAM164 Copyright Date: 2006 Author: Peter Armstrong Page Count: 96 Please review the condition and any condition notes for the exact condition of this item. All pictures are stock photos. The condition of the item you will receive is MINT/New. Our grading system is explained in the terms of sale section of our bookseller page. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Product Description: In his Chronicles, Froissart describes Otterburn as â the best fought and the most severeâ battle of his time. Fought at Redesdale in Northumberland in August 1388, the battle originated from the ongoing war between the Scots and the English following Robert Bruceâ s victory over the English at Bannockburn in 1314. Using all the contemporary sources, this book details the events that led up to the clash on the borders, examines the opposing armies, their weaponry and their commanders â including the Douglases on the Scots side and the Percys on the English â and gives a full account of the battle and its aftermath. Contents: â ¢ Origins of the Campaign â ¢ Opposing Commanders: The Scottish Commanders and The English Commanders â ¢ Opposing Armies: The English Army and The Scottish Army â ¢ The Campaign: Opposing Plans and The Invasion â ¢ The Battle of Otterburn: Sources â ¢ The site of the Battle â ¢ The date of the Battle of Otterburn â ¢ The Aftermath: The battle of Humbleton Hill â ¢ The Battlefield Today. Seller Inventory # 2147623993
Book Description Osprey Pub Co, 2006. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. y first edition edition. 96 pages. 9.75x7.75x0.50 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk1841769800
Book Description Osprey Publishing, 2006. Condition: New. Stephen Walsh (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M1841769800
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