Tag: War

The Battle of Bouvines

Ornella Mariani. The establishment of the Truce of God, o Trewa Dei, the Treuga Dei, was introduced by the Church to limit the use of force and limit the exercise of private feuds, Personal vendettas and wars. The measure, initially limited to the days of the…

The Regiments of Renown and the most famous Italian Captains

Ornella Mariani. The gangs appeared in Italy in the early fourteenth century. The term, derived from the Latin and Provencal Mansionata Maisnada, indicated that mercenaries, at the end of the eleventh century, lack of professional awareness, signs and referents; extracted from the decay…