Early Medieval Culture
... of early medieval warfare
Medieval era is believed to be between 5th to 15th centuries. It was an extremely violent era in English history. A war between France and England took place for 116 years. It took place in between the year 1198 and the year 1340. During this period, warfare was extremely crucial in the medieval era. War used to be fought on the field with soldiers and horses. In this era, however, siege was more common than open battles (Boffa, 2004). In Europe during this era, cultural, technological, and social developments forced a historic transformation in the warfare character including the military tactics, artillery and the cavalry role. The medieval era brought fortif...