well-trained mount—which was why the medieval destrier was a compact
muscular horse like an old-style quarter horse or a slightly oversize Lipizzaner,
not a lumbering draft breed, like people use in modern jousting shows. Drafts
have their ...
Author: Ken Mondschein
64 Horses , or at least destriers of the medieval type , from which modern shire
horses are descended , are large animals measuring about 2 . 4 m from nose to
rump . Even allowing for medieval horses being somewhat smaller than this ,
Author: John H. Pryor
Publisher: Variorum Publishing
Category: Business & Economics
Written in an accessible style for the non-expert, the book shows how the development of new weapons technology and techniques came to change the face of European warfare from 1,000 to 1,500 AD.
Author: Martin J. Dougherty
Publisher: Chartwell Books
J. Rackham , “ Physical Remains of Medieval Horses , ” in J. Clark ( ed . ) , The
Medieval Horse and Its Equipment , c . 1150 - c . 1450 ( London : HMSQ , 1995 ) ,
pp . 19–32 , at p . 22 ; Ibid . , “ Appendix : Skeletal Evidence of Medieval Horses ...
Author: Brigitte Resl
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Category: Social Science
F. Verhaeghe. Veal Horse power Most cattle bones found in early medieval con -
texts from English sites belong to fully mature ani - mals . However , in 15th - 16th
century and later contexts large numbers of bones and mandibles of calves are ...
Author: F. Verhaeghe
Category: Archaeology, Medieval
Traces the history of the horse in warfare from it's early appearance up through the history of the horse as an implement of war, detailing horse use in various eras. Weaponry developed and used to oppose horsemen is detailed as well.
Author: Louis A. DiMarco
Publisher: Westholme Pub Llc