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Sir John Hawkwood

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Military History.

(d. 1394)

A famous military commander whose considerable achievements feature in chronicles from England, France, and Italy, including those of Froissart. As a condottiere, he was...

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Hawkwood, Sir John (d. 1394), military commander

Kenneth Fowler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 6024 words.

Hawkwood, Sir John (d. 1394), military commander, was the second son of Gilbert Hawkwood, a tanner and minor landowner at Sible Hedingham, Essex, where the family had held land since the...

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Sir John Hawkwood

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Military History.

(d. 1394)

A famous military commander whose considerable achievements feature in chronicles from England, France, and Italy, including those of Froissart. As a condottiere, he was...

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Hawkwood, Sir John (1394)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 94 words.

whose considerable achievements feature in chronicles from England, France, and Italy, including those of *Froissart. As a condottiere, he was the leader of the body of English mercenaries...

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Hawkwood, Sir John (d. 1394)

Edited by Douglas Gray.

in The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 155 words.

(d. 1394),

a famous condottiere or military captain, ‘a fine English knight’, according to Froissart. He fought

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Hawkwood, Sir John (d. 1394)

Chris Mann.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 116 words.

English soldier and proto-condottiere. From 1359 Hawkwood led a mercenary company in Europe, particularly Italy. He fought for

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Hawkwood, Sir John (c.1320–1394)

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 97 words.

(c.1320–1394),

English condottiere, a native of Essex who fought in France in the Hundred Years War,

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Catherine, St (1347–80)

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 100 words.

From 1370 she became increasingly involved in both religious and political issues in Italy, urging in particular the return of the papacy from Avignon to Rome. Almost 400 of her letters...

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condottiere

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 125 words.

The leader of a medieval mercenary band of soldiers. Mercenaries flourished in the climate of economic prosperity and inter-municipal warfare of 14th- and 15th-century Italy. The earliest...

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condottieri

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

(Italian condotta, ‘contract’) The leader of a medieval mercenary band of soldiers. Mercenaries flourished in the climate of economic prosperity and inter-municipal warfare of 14th- and...

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On Whether or Not the Florentines Should Wage War against the Church

Edited by Marco Cesa.

in Debating Foreign Policy in the Renaissance

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 3976 words.

This chapter discusses the tensions between the Florentines and the papal legates. In the years 1374–6, the strained relationship between the people of Florence and Legate of Bologna came...

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