Synopses & Reviews
For over 150 years, from 1314 to 1485, England fought an almost continuous war with its neighbors. This period saw an unprecedented supremacy of the English army over those of its enemies. Reid proposes that the key to English success lay in its preparations and in its style of warfare, interweaving his analysis with a dramatic telling of the main events on land and at sea.
Quick and accessible introduction to a moment in history
About the Author
Peter Reid has had a distinguished military career in the British Army where he rose to the rank of Major General and was Director of the Royal Armoured Corps. He also became an associate member to Burdeshaw Associates, a company of defense analysts in Washington. He is now retired and lives in Wittshire.