The artillery of the Dukes of Burgundy, 1363-1477 (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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The artillery of the Dukes of Burgundy, 1363-1477

Author: Kay Douglas Smith; Kelly DeVries
Publisher: Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2005.
Series: Armour and weapons, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A major new exploration of the history and development of gunpowder weapons in the 15th century based on the artillery of the Dukes of Burgundy"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kay Douglas Smith; Kelly DeVries
ISBN: 1843831627 9781843831624
OCLC Number: 63386864
Description: viii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: An overall history of gunpowder weapons during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries --
The military careers of the Dukes of Burgundy --
Philip the Bold --
John the Fearless --
Philip the Good --
Charles the Bold --
Analysis of the documentary evidence for the gunpowder weapons --
Illustrated catalogue of the surviving guns --
Summary of weapons / from Joseph Garnier --
A Burgundian artillery train of 1475 --
A Burgundian ship's inventory of arms from 1445 --
The manufacture of iron guns in 1376 --
A Burgundian weapons dowry from 1449 --
The transport of artillery in 1474.
Series Title: Armour and weapons, v. 1.
Responsibility: Robert Douglas Smith, Kelly DeVries.
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A major new exploration of the history and development of gunpowder weapons in the 15th century based on the artillery of the Dukes of Burgundy.  Read more...

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A carefully argued and well-produced volume. Anyone with an interest in warfare in the century covered will find much to educate and enthral the in this book. * THE RICARDIAN * Der Band gibt eine Read more...

 
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