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Author Caferro, William.

Title John Hawkwood : an English mercenary in fourteenth-century Italy / William Caferro
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 459 pages) : maps
Contents ""Contents""; ""List of Figures and Maps""; ""Preface""; ""Hawkwood Chronology""; ""Introduction""; ""1 John Hawkwood in Perspective: The Man and the Myth""; ""PART I: MAKING OF A WARRIOR""; ""2 Essex Lad, King�s Soldier, and Member of the White Company, 1323�1363""; ""3 Italy and the Profession of Arms""; ""PART II: RISE OF A MERCENARY CAPTAIN""; ""4 The Fox and the Lion: The Pisan-Florentine War, 1363�1364""; ""5 John Hawkwood of Pisa and Milan, 1365�1372""; ""6 In the Service of God and Mammon, 1372�1375""; ""PART III: THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER CAPTAIN IN ITALY""
""7 John Hawkwood and the War of Eight Saints, 1375�1377""""8 Love and Diplomacy, 1377�1379""; ""9 At Home in the Romagna, 1379�1381""; ""10 Neapolitan Soldier and Tuscan Lord, 1381�1384""; ""PART IV: VETERAN CAPTAIN AND FLORENTINE HERO""; ""11 The Deal with the Devil, the Birth of a Son, and a Victory at Castagnaro, 1385�1387""; ""12 At the Center of the Storm: Florence and the Military Buildup, 1387�1389""; ""13 The War against Milan, 1390�1392""; ""14 Two Weddings, a Funeral, and a Disputed Legacy, 1392�1394�1412""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendixes""; ""Notes""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-447) and index
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Subject Hawkwood, John, Sir, -1394.
British -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Mercenary troops -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Soldiers of fortune -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Italy -- History -- 1268-1492 -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005016597
ISBN 0801883237 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0801888808 (electronic bk.)
9780801883231 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780801888809 (electronic bk.)