Edward III and the Dialectics of Strategy, 1327–1360 (The Alexander Prize Essay)

  title={Edward III and the Dialectics of Strategy, 1327–1360 (The Alexander Prize Essay)},
  author={Clifford J. Rogers},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Historical Society},
  pages={83 - 102}
  • C. J. Rogers
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • History
  • Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
He that will fraunce wynne, must with Scotland first beginne. WHEN I tell people that I'm studying English strategy in the Hundred Years War, the response is very often something to the effect of ‘did they really have “strategy” in the middle ages?’ This idea, that strategy was absent from the medieval period, remains deeply embedded in the historiography of the subject. Sir Charles Oman, probably still the best-known historian of medieval warfare, wrote of the middle ages that ‘the minor… 
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