Henry V: The Background, Strategies, Tactics and Battlefield Experiences of the Greatest Commanders of History Paperback

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M A R C U S C O W P E R

The Author

M A R C U S C O W P E R
was born in London, UK, and studied medieval history at the

universities of Manchester and Birmingham. Having worked for Osprey Publishing

as an editor, since 2002 he has been the co-owner of Ilios Publishing, specializing

in military history publishing. He is the author of a number of titles, including

Fortress 55:
Cathay Castles: Fortresses of the Albigensian Crusade 1209-1300
(2006),

Battlescapes
(2009) and
Words of War
(2009). He lives and works in Oxford, UK.

The Illustrator

GRAHAM T U R N E R
is a leading historical artist, specializing in the medieval period.

He has illustrated numerous titles for Osprey, covering a wide variety of subjects from

the dress of the 10th-century armies of the Caliphates, through the action of bloody

medieval battles, to the daily life of the British Redcoat of the late 18th century. The

son of the illustrator Michael Turner, Graham lives and works in Buckinghamshire, UK.

L E A D E R S H I P • S T R A T E G Y • C O N F L I C T

M A R C U S C O W P E R • I L L U S T R A T E D BY G R A H A M T U R N E R

First published in 2010 by Osprey Publishing

Dedication

Midland House, West Way, Botley, Oxford OX2 OPH, UK

44-02 23rd St, Suite 219, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA

For my mother Judy.

Acknowledgements

E-mail:
[email protected]

I would like to thank the following people and institutions for their

© 2010 Osprey Publishing Limited

help in obtaining images for this book: Richard and Gillian Long;

Christine Reynolds, Assistant Keeper of Muniments at Westminster

All rights reserved. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private

Abbey; akg-images; Bridgeman Art Library.

study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright,

Designs and Patents Act, 1988, no part of this publication may be

I would also like to thank Graham Turner for his expertise in creating

reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form

the three artwork plates that adorn this title, and Don Larson and his

or by any means, electronic, electrical, chemical, mechanical, optical,

team at Mapping Specialists Ltd for putting together the maps.

photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written

permission of the copyright owner. Enquiries should be addressed

Finally I would like to thank my wife Jo, as ever, for all her help and

to the Publishers.

support on this book.

Artist's note

ISBN: 978 1 84908 370 6

E-book ISBN: 978 1 84908 371 3

Readers may care to note that the original paintings from which the

colour plates in this book were prepared are available for private sale.

Editorial by Ilios Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK

The Publishers retain all reproduction copyright whatsoever.

www.iliospublishing.co.uk

All enquiries should be addressed to:

Cartography by Mapping Specialists Ltd

Page layout by Myriam Bell Design, France

Graham Turner, PO Box 88, Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Index by Alison Worthington

Originated by PPS Grasmere Ltd

The Publishers regret that they can enter into no correspondence upon

Printed in China through Worldprint Ltd

this matter.

10 11 12 13 14 1 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

Key to military symbols

• • • • • • •

Army Group

Division

Brigade Regiment Battalion

• E3 ED

Key to unit identification

Company/Battery

Artillery

Cavalry

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