Companies of Fortune

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The Companies, or Great Companies (so called for self-glorification, intimidation or propaganda) were militias of mercenaries led by their own captain or condottiero. They formed in Europe after the year ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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