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  • Late Medieval Warfare

  • Targets

    Identify and describe the changes in

    warfare during the late Medieval period.

    Compare the tactics, logistics, and

    strategy of the French, English, and

    Mongol military models.

  • Logistical Changes

    Improved agricultural

    methods

    More food = larger

    populations

    Bigger armies

    Better transportation

  • Transportation

    Horseshoe

    Horses less likely to be injured

    Horse collar

    Horse pulls with shoulder rather than neck

    Pulls heavier loads

    Tandem harness

    Teams of 2-4-6 horses

    Heavier, deeper, wider wagons

    Better logistics

  • Mercenaries

    Soldiers who fight for

    money

    Professional

    Lacked organization,

    a chain of command

    No established size

    No espirit de corps

    Not fighting for a

    cause

  • Weapons changes

    1. longbow

    2. gunpowder

    3. Plate Armor

  • Plate Armor

    Strengthen the chain mail

    70lbs

    Armor for horse

    Knight is more dangerous

    Arms race between armor

    and arms

    Development of armor

    defeating weapons

    clip

  • Pole-Axe (50 sec)

  • Swords (4 min 20 sec)

  • Sword vs. Helmet (1 min 28)

  • Armor Mobility? (1 min 10 sec)

  • Deadly Medieval Weapons (2 min 25 sec)

  • English Model

    Adapt and utilize various

    tactics and weapons

    Constant attacks in Wales

    Castle building, siege

    warfare

    Combined arms army

    Relied heavily on archers

    Shielded the heavy infantry

    Only used heavy cavalry

    when situation favors them

    Longbow was key weapon

  • Longbow

  • French Model

    Complete focus on Heavy

    Calvary

    Contempt for archer and light

    infantry

    Foot soldier = social inferior

    Tactics evolve around

    knightly combat

    Code of Chivalry

    Honor, fair fights

    Frontal attack

    Used mercenary

    crossbowman from Italy

  • Crossbow

  • Composite Crossbow