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Hawkwood

Author: Jack Ludlow
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2017.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fourteenth-century Italy: a country in upheaval as desperate cities struggle against both each other and venal Papal rule. Unable to rely on their own citizens to fight their battles, cities and Popes are forced to pay vast amounts of money to mercenary captains to fight on their behalf. Hawkwood, a valiant Englishman, shrewd and relentless on the battlefield, finds himself fighting for and against any state of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
War fiction
Large type books
Named Person: John Hawkwood, Sir; John Hawkwood, Sir
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Ludlow
ISBN: 9780750544641 0750544643
OCLC Number: 1002893409
Description: 380 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jack Ludlow.

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Fourteenth-century Italy: a country in upheaval as desperate cities struggle against both each other and venal Papal rule. Unable to rely on their own citizens to fight their battles, cities and Popes are forced to pay vast amounts of money to mercenary captains to fight on their behalf. Hawkwood, a valiant Englishman, shrewd and relentless on the battlefield, finds himself fighting for and against any state of Italy prepared to pay handsomely.

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