The Experience of Spain’s Early Modern Soldiers: Combat, Welfare and Violence

@article{White2002TheEO,
  title={The Experience of Spain’s Early Modern Soldiers: Combat, Welfare and Violence},
  author={Lorraine White},
  journal={War in History},
  year={2002},
  volume={9},
  pages={1 - 38}
}
  • L. White
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Political Science
  • War in History
Between 1500 and 1700, hundreds of thousands of soldiers served in the armies of the Spanish monarchs. Our knowledge of the conditions of service of these men is scant and largely limited to those who served in the Army of Flanders. This article examines the experience of soldiers in the regular armies and the militias in the Iberian peninsula during this period. With a focus on combat, physical and spiritual welfare and the culture of violence, it provides a range of insights into the reality… 
3 Citations
From Apprentice to Master: Social Disciplining and Surgical Education in Early Modern London, 1570–1640
Due to its ascendancy as the administrative and commercial center of early modern England, London experienced sustained growth in the latter half of the sixteenth century, as waves of rural
Modane : une communauté alpine fourrier des armées européennes à l’époque moderne
  • Julien Alerini
  • Political Science
    La montagne comme terrain d’affrontements
  • 2019
Référence électronique ALERINI, Julien. Modane : une communauté alpine fourrier des armées européennes à l’époque moderne In : La montagne comme terrain d’affrontements [en ligne]. Paris : Éditions
¿Quién protege a los soldados? Representación colectiva y práctica de la protección en los ejércitos españoles de la edad moderna
La precaria situación de oficiales y soldados en los ejércitos españoles de la Edad Moderna, unida a los problemas de meritocracia y venalidad, causaron la desafección dentro de la profesión y su

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 58 REFERENCES
História de Portu ga l Restau ra do ii, p. 329, the Army of Extremadura comprised 10 000 infantry and 5000 cavalry. In addition to the medical staff mentioned, the re was also an apothe cary
    Mé rida) , 1659, n.f. testament dated 26 Feb. 1659. He was a part-owner of the second house
      War and Government
        Miguel de Castro recounts a number of amorous encounte rs he had with women who were not prostitutes. Castro, Vid a del soldado
          The correspondent added that 'it was not possible to excuse it
          • Jesu it Letters xix
          On concubinage, see below. Royal decrees dating from at least 1635 ordering the punishment and stamping out of public sins and swearing can be
          • AHN Consejos
          This was advisable when sailors were given their ration before a storm
          • Men of th e Sea
          ...
          ...