By James Raymond

The reign of Henry VIII observed a renascent militarism encapture England. James Raymond strains the improvement of Henry's army institution in the context of the broader eu army revolution. utilizing huge new learn into the army literature of the mid-Tudor interval, 'Henry VIII's army Revolution' is ready to firmly root the army theories of the time in the good realities of Henry's military. Raymond will pay specific awareness to the increase of professionalism and the variation of the English military to new applied sciences and concepts. during this vein Raymond explores the occupation of Henry's first specialist artillaryman for the 1st time, Sir Christopher Morris. In so doing he casts a impressive new gentle on our realizing of the improvement of artillery not just in England, but in addition in Europe as a whole.

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