PRINCIPAL THEME PAGES -- Topics Related to French Medieval Military History], which are mostly in the xenophongroup.com/montjoie directory:
Bibliography for the Hundred Years' War and the Société de l'Oriflamme
In Search of the Oriflamme (non frames version)
In Search of the Oriflamme (frames version)
History of France, Brief Summary Outline
Initial time scope presently extends through the reign of Charels VII. It will be expanded.
Medieval Armies and Navies
The Hundred Years' War Overview
Controversial Issues Concerning the Hundred Years' WarSo-called 'Holy Roman Empire'
This page is a directory to specific pages that will be placed in the
‘issues' directory under xenophongroup.com. At present, it is an index
of pages yet to be made. Those posted are:
Hundred Years' War French Genealogies
Claimants to the Crown of France
The Hundred Years' War, Final Phase (1422-1453)
The site will eventually cover the entire The Hundred Years' War
(1328-1453). However theInitial focus is on the final phase of the great
struggle between England and Valois France; most appropriately
designated The War of Charles VII (1422-1453).
Map of the Hundred Years' War, Last Phase (1422-1453)
Weapons, Armor, and Forces of Medieval Europe
French Medieval Armies and Navies
An overview of military structures and developments in medievalFrance.
This webpage is an edited version of chapters III and IV from Arthur
Tilley's Medieval France: A Companion to French Studies (London, 1922).
Non-Gunpowder ArtilleryBalance Throwing, Siege Machines of the Middle Ages
Special project on medieval artillery demonstrations in France.
French text version
The Secrets of the Medieval Engineer
NOVA/WGBH Trebuchet Project (1998)
French text version
Gunpowder Weapons of the Late Fifteenth CenturyFifteenth-Century Gunpowder Artillery in Museums
Fifteenth-Century Iron Bombards
Reconstructed Gunpowder Artillery of the Middle Ages
Maitre Jehan de Montesiler at Orléans (1429)
Individual Edge Weapons. [page not yet made]
Individual Non-Gunpowder Missile Weapons. [page not yet made]
Military Campaigns and Battles that Influenced the Formation of Medieval France:
'War', Campaign, and Battle of Bouvines (1202-1214)
The 'Saintonge War' (July 1242), covering the battles of Taillebourg and of Saintes
Crusades influncing French medieval military history:
The Crusades in the Levant (1097-1291)
Albigensian Crusade (1209-1255)
Some Fortresses of the Albigensian Crusade
Hussite Wars (1419-1434) [not yet made]
Nicopolis (1396) [not yet made]
La Reconquista (c.716-1492) [Presently, only the initial page located in santiago directory]Conquest of Granada (1481-1492)
Adventurous ducs and comtes of Normandy and Anjou:
The Norman Dynasties
The Angevin Dynasties
The Angevin Empire of Henri IIAbbaye Royale de Fontevraud, ‘Necropolis of the Kings and Queens of the Angevin Empire'
Individuals associated with the Hundered Years' War:
Charles VII (1403-1461), Roi de France (r.1422-1461) dit le Trésvictorieux
Yolande d'Aragón et duchess d'Anjou, La reine des quatre royaumes (1379-1442)
Arthur de Richemont (1392-1458), connétable de France (1425-58) sous Charles VII, Arthur III, duc de Bretagne (1457-1458)
Jean d'Orléans (1402-1468), comte de Dunois et Longueville, dit ‘Le Bâtard d'Orléans
Jacques Cœur (c. 1395-1456)
Christine de Pizan (1364-c. 1430)
Jeanne d'Arc (1412?-1431), La Pucelle
The ‘Companions' of Jeanne d'Arc and Others
Campaigns and Battles of the Hundred Years' War:
Mont Saint-Michel, Unconquered during the Hundred Years' War
Battle of the Herrings (12 February 1429)
Siege of Orléans (1428-1429) and The Loire Valley Campaign (1429)
Battle of Patay (18 June 1429)
The Chevauchées of Jeanne d'Arc (1429-1430)
Battle of Formigny (15 April 1450)
Battle of Castillon (17 July 1453)
La Bataille de Castillon (17 juillet 1453)
Battle of Castillon Spectacle 2000
Oriflamme sponsored webpages:
For the study of French military history, and especially for travel in
France with the intent to visit battlefields and fortresses, are INSTITUT GÉOGRAPHIQUE NATIONAL maps. [Information page sponsored by Oriflamme site]
For the study of French medieval history, and especially for visiting castles and ancient structures in France, are the guides produced by Les Éditions FRAGILE. [Information page sponsored by Oriflamme site]
Recommended Links to non Oriflamme sponsored websites, active links to these are only on the Main Gateway Page:
For research is a site on the genealogy of the French royal families,
with associated titles and coats of arms. The author has other sites
that explain French blasonary.
For information on medieval armorial flags. The site is a 'gateway' to many quality websites on the subject.
For research is The Middle Ages Trust Medieval Web Site Locator provides
one of the most comprehensive 'gateways' to a rich array of web sites
relating to the Medieval era.
For The Society for Military History, De Re Militari website contains many links to websites covering medieval warfare.
Page posted 21 April 2004, Revised 14 February 2013