Feudal Warfare & The Renaissance of the Military Art Major Rascon

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Feudal Warfare & The Renaissance of the Military Art Major Rascon. SOURCES. Jones, The Art of War in the Western World , pp. 102-122, 134-141 Preston and Wise, Men In Arms , pp. 65-97 Keegan, The Face of Battle , pp. 79-116. LEARNING OBJECTIVES. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Battle of Hastings

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    CRUSADES 1095-1274TO RID THE HOLY LANDS OF THE CONTROL OF MOHAMMED AND THE MOSLEMS

    8 CRUSADES IN TOTAL

    MUCH DEATH

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    Richard I LIONHEARTSet out to recover Jerusalem

    Developed new defensive tactic to deal with horse archers

    Pikes in frontRanks of crossbowmen

    Offensive

    Combined-arms task organizationDelayed action to train togetherSea-based logisticsLight-fightersContingency plan

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    Demise of FeudalismUsed long pikes to withstand the calvary charge

    Halberd- weapon designed to unseat the horsemen

    Longbow- twice as powerful as crossbow

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    GUNPOWDERChanged castle warfare forever

    Invention of the cannon

    Castle walls crumbled under cannonball fire

    Most castles reduced to ruble

    Video-8min (Feudal SOG)

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    Horsemen UndoneHeavier armor to withstand the blow of a high powered arrow

    Too heavy- lost mobility if knocked off the horse

    Heavy Calvary horse carried 150 pounds plus rider and armor

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    SUMMARYFRANKS

    MARTEL/TOURS

    CHARLEMAGNE

    CRUSADESWILLIAM

    BATTLE OF HASTINGS

    KNIGHTS ARMOR

    WEAPONS

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