War in the Middle Ages—illustrated with many pictures and maps
Charles Oman is rightly regarded as one of the foremost British military historians. This unique and attractive Leonaur edition brings..
Karl August Schimmer, Henry Elliot Malden & John Sobieski
The struggles for the city that saved Europe from the Ottoman Turkish Empire
The battle between the Islamic east and the Christian west raged for centuries. Its principal battleground was eastern E..
A. W. Evans
Battlefield and campaigning during the 16th century in Monluc’s own words
Monluc’s memoir is one of the best known, most valuable and highly regarded insights into the warfare of the 16th..
Clements R. Markham
The general who thwarted the Spanish invasion of the British Isles
The final years of the 16th century saw an emergent Dutch nationalism and a determination by the Dutch to throw off the yoke of Sp..
Edward S. Creasy
Centuries of warfare in Europe between the western and eastern worlds
It is difficult for many contemporary readers to imagine a time when the European and Christian world was constantly at threat ..
J. W. Fortescue
the Wars of the British Army and the Duke of Marlborough 1672-1712
The Campaigns of the Duke of Marlborough
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a work of un..
Walter Temple Willcox
the 5th Dragoons in Ireland, the Low Countries and the War of Spanish Succession 1688-1711
The glorious beginnings of a forgotten regiment
Most regiments of the British Army are able to trace their history in an unbroken line to the date of their creation. Not so the British cavalry regi..
J. W. Fortescue
the British Army, the English Civil War and the Conflicts of the 17th Century
~~A nation divided—the birth of an army
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a work of unp..
Samuel R. Gardiner
Aa Brief History, 1618-1648
A concise history of a cataclysmic European conflict in the 17th century
The Thirty Years’ War was fought between 1618-1648 and is widely recognised as being one of the most destructive wars ever f..
Mercenaries in Foreign Service from the 14th to 19th Centuries
Claymore for hire—the story of the Scottish mercenary
There have always been mercenaries and some nations have a better temperament for the trade than others. Mercenaries, both historically and pre..
M. De La Colonie
The Recollections of a French Dragoon Officer During the War of Spanish Succession
An essential first hand account from a French soldier
Personal accounts by French soldiers have not proliferated in the English language and those that concern the Napoleonic Wars are much sought a..
An Exceptional and Notorious Woman of the Renaissance Papacy
A legend of beauty and seduction
The very name of Lucrezia Borgia remains, some 500 years after her time, enough to send a frisson of a thrill down the spine—particularly of men! The Lucrezia of le..
George Bruce Malleson
An Analysis of Tactics From 217 B.C.-1857 A. D. by Describing the Historical Examples
A history and analysis of the most devastating tactic
Most students of military history will be familiar with the works of George Bruce Malleson; he was a prodigious author on the subject and his s..
Two Classic Works of Strategy, Tactics and Politics by One of the Foremost Proponents
Two Masterpieces of tactics and strategy
There have been few men so distinguished that their names have been embraced into the language, but the author of the two works in this special Leonaur edit..
The Defeat of the Scots by the English, 1513
A fateful day for Scotland
The Battle of Flodden Field was founded upon the soundest of military maxims—’to take the enemy in rear whilst he is directed upon another enemy.’ Unfortunately, as with ..