Tag Archive: Warfare

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Comes To Xbox 360

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Besiege castles and raid villages in a first-person slasher with a competitive online combat that captures the experience of truly being on a medieval battlefield. Players fight in fast-paced online battles fighting for glory in an arena with up to 12 players. Wield an arsenal of up to 60 brutal weapons ranging from broad swords…

Medieval warfare had well-organised ‘ransom market’

Medieval prisoners of war were much more widely traded for ransoms than has been previously recognised, according to University of Southampton research. A study of the Hundred Years War reveals a well-organised trading market in English and French soldiers. One soldier claimed to have been taken prisoner 17 times, says historian Dr Remy Ambuhl. The…

Medieval Warfare, Wounds, and Disease, for the General Audience

A conference that looks like great fun: Dancing with Death: Warfare, Wounds and Disease in the Middle Ages. It is being held October 20th to 22nd at the California University of Pennsylvania, located 35 miles south northeast of Pittsburgh, is free, and is not only open to the public but aimed at a general audience,…