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  Home: History: Military History: Battles Bookmark and Share
 
*Battle of Hastings (14 October 1066)>>
*Battle of Towton (29 March 1461)>>
 
*MWGrid: Medieval Warfare on the Grid project>>
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* "Attila the Hun and the Battle of Chalons" by Arther Ferrill
"This is a draft of an article that was published in a slightly different form in MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History. All citations should be to the published version and not to this draft."

URL: http://history.eserver.org/attila-at-chalons.txt         Link Verified by NetSERF: 26 September 2013
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* "Battle of Chalons: Attila the Hun Versus Flavius Aetius" by Richard Gordon
"Flavius Aetius' confrontation with Attila the Hun in AD 451 is widely regarded as a turning point in history, but it may only have hastened the fall of the Western Roman Empire." Article in the December 2003 issue of Military History.

URL: http://www.historynet.com/magazines/military_history/3025266.html         Link Verified by NetSERF: 04 November 2006
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* Battle of Courtrai - 11 July 1302: (Battle of the Golden Spurs)
"The story of the Battle at Courtrai, fought between an army of Flemish towns and the French knightly army. This was the first recorded victory in history of an army of footsoldiers defeating an army of knights." The site offers some interesting photos and description of the battle.
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* "Battle of Montaperti: 13th Century Violence on the Italian "Hill of Death"" by Marco Picone-Chiodo
Rival Italian political factions and families collided in the 13th century at Montaperti, the "hill of death." From Jun. '96 Military History Feature on the History Network.

URL: http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-montaperti-13th-century-violence-on-the-italian-hill-of-death.htm         Link Verified by NetSERF: 14 March 2011
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* Battle of Vlaardingen AD 1018
"In the year 1018, the army of the German emperor was defeated by Count Dirk III, at the Dutch town of Vlaardingen." The site is a short description of the battle, with maps and bibliographic sources.
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URL: http://www.keesn.nl/vlaard/         Link Verified by NetSERF: 26 September 2013
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* "First Crusade: Siege of Jerusalem" by J. Arthur McFall
"On July 8, 1099, 15,000 starving Christian soldiers marched barefoot around Jerusalem while its Muslim defenders mocked them from the battlements. One week later, the situation would be astonishingly altered." Article from Military History magazine.

URL: http://www.historynet.com/wars_conflicts/ancient_medieval_wars/3028446.html         Link Verified by NetSERF: 26 September 2013
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* "Mongol Invasions: Battle of Liegnitz" by Erik Hildinger
"Poles still celebrate April 9 as the day they repulsed an Asiatic invasion of Europe in 1241. Their Mongol enemies saw things differently--at Liegnitz, they won their third victory in a row over a European army, all with a diversionary force of 20,000 warriors." Originally published in the June 1997 issue of Military History magazine.

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* "Ottoman-Hungarian Wars: Siege of Belgrade in 1456" by Tom R. Kovach
"The fall of Constantinople in 1453 sent shock waves through Christendom. Then, in 1455, the young Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II mobilized his army to march on Belgrade -- and from there, possibly move on to the European heartland." From August '96 issue of Military History.

URL: http://www.historynet.com/ottoman-hungarian-wars-siege-of-belgrade-in-1456.htm         Link Verified by NetSERF: 13 March 2011
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* Tewkesbury Battlefield Society
"Here you will find a wealth of information about the Battle of Tewkesbury, the battlefield today and the activities of the Society. Tewkesbury Battlefield Society was formed to challenge proposed development on the remnants of the Gastons and the two remaining enclosures of the old Gaston field are now safe from development. We became a registered charity in 2004."

URL: http://tewkesbury.org.uk/         Link Verified by NetSERF: 15 March 2011
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* "The Barons' Wars: Battle of Lewes" by David A. Johnson
"On May 14, 1264, King Henry III confronted Simon de Montfort and his noblemen, but it was the impetuous Prince Edward who decided the outcome of the battle." Originally published in the May 2006 issue of Military History magazine.

URL: http://www.historynet.com/the-barons-wars-battle-of-lewes.htm         Link Verified by NetSERF: 15 March 2011
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* The Towton Mass Grave Project
"In August 1996, workmen disturbed a portion of a mass-burial pit during building work at the location of the Towton battlefield (near Tadcaster, North Yorkshire). At the request of North Yorkshire County Council Heritage Unit, a team of osteoarchaeologists and archaeologists from Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford and members of the West Yorkshire Archaeology Service excavated the mass grave. They recovered the mostly complete remains of 43 individuals from a grave pit which measured 6m x 2m and was only 50 cm in depth."

URL: http://www.brad.ac.uk/acad/archsci/depart/resgrp/towton/         Link Verified by NetSERF: 10 March 2011
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* "Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Bannockburn" by Eric Niderost
"As a final, unnerving touch at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314, a howling host swept over the rim of the hill and careened down the steep slope -- not soldiers, but rather camp followers." Originally published in the December 1992 issue of Military History magazine.

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