Border Reiver 1513–1603 cover

Description

Stretching from the North Sea to the Solway Firth, the Border region has a sharply diverse landscape and was a battleground for over 300 years as the English and Scottish monarchs encouraged their subjects to conduct raids across their respective borders. This Warrior title will detail how this narrow strip of land influenced the Borderer's way of life in times of war. Covering every aspect of militant life, from the choice of weapons and armour to the building of fortified houses, this book gives the readers a chance to understand what it must have been like to live life in a late-medieval war zone.

Product details

Published Apr 20 2012
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781780966434
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 30 b/w; 33 col
Series Warrior
Short code WAR 154
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Gerry Embleton

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Illustrator

Ian Rotherham

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