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William of Ypres

(c. 1125—1165) soldier


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William of Ypres is often described as one of the Middle Ages’ first mercenary captains. Such a description is essentially true, but the full picture of his activities and of the networks in which he operated shows the growing complexity of medieval military developments.

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From The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Military History.


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