Historical Background; Chronology; Training; Appearance & Equipment; Recruitment; Campaign Life; Experience of Battle; What to See; Glossary; Bibliography
Chris Gravett is assistant curator of armour at the Tower Armouries, and a recognised authority on the arms, armour and warfare of the medieval world. His previous Osprey titles include Landmarks 'The Norman Conquest', Elite 17 'Knights at Toumament', Warrior I 'Norman Knight 950-1204 AD' and Campaign 13 'Hastings 1066'. Graham Turner was born in Harrow in 1964, the son of the respected aviation artist Michael Turner. Graham has been a freelance artist since 1984, specialising in historical and military subjects, particularly of the medieval period, and has illustrated numerous Osprey titles.