Pavia 1525

Pavia 1525 : The Climax of the Italian Wars

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The battle of Pavia has been hailed as the first modern battle, marking the rise of hand held weapons as a tool of warfare. In this titanic clash the most decisive of the Italian Wars, caused by French territorial ambitions in first the Kingdom of Naples and then the Duchy of Milan the French troops were smashed by the Spanish Imperial Army. King Francis I was captured, and the cream of his nobility slaughtered. France's greatest defeat since Agincourt, the battle dramatically swung the balance of power in Western Europe.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 184 x 248 x 8mm | 350g
  • Osprey Publishing
  • New York, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 74 b/w; 16 col
  • 1855325047
  • 9781855325043
  • 594,092

Table of contents

Opposing Commanders/Opposing Forces/The Origins of the Campaign/The Battle of Pavia/The Aftermath/The Battlefield Today/Chronology/Wargaming Pavia/Further Reading
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About Angus Konstam

Angus Konstam has written several books for Osprey, mainly on 18th century subjects. Angus previously worked as a Curator of Weapons at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London, and as Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum. He now devotes himself to full-time writing, indulging his passion for maritime and naval history to the maximum.

Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, specialising in the medieval period. He has illustrated numerous titles for Osprey, covering a wide variety of subjects from the dress of the 10th-century armies of the Caliphates, through the action of bloody medieval battles, to the daily life of the British Redcoat of the late 18th century. The son of the illustrator Michael Turner, Graham lives and works in Buckinghamshire, UK.
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