The Battle of Verneuil (17 August 1424): Towards a History of Courage

@article{Jones2002TheBO,
  title={The Battle of Verneuil (17 August 1424): Towards a History of Courage},
  author={Michael Keenan Jones},
  journal={War in History},
  year={2002},
  volume={9},
  pages={375 - 411}
}
  • M. Jones
  • Published 1 October 2002
  • History
  • War in History
This article challenges the theory of battle history set out in the works of Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred Burne. For Burne, tactical factors determined the outcome of any given conflict. His didactic solution to medieval battle reconstruction rested on the application of his theory of `inherent military probability’. Here a case study is used to reveal the fallacy of Burne’s approach. Detailed consideration of the battle of Verneuil (17 August 1424), one of the most important of the Hundred Years… 

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