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The honour of the taylors, or, The famous and renowned history of Sir John Hawkwood, Knight

Winstanley, William

The honour of the taylors, or, The famous and renowned history of Sir John Hawkwood, Knight

containing his many rare and singular adventures, witty exploits, heroick atchievements, and noble performances relating to love & arms in many lands : in the series of which history are contained likewise the no less famous actions and enterprizes of others of the same art and mystery : with many remarkable passages relating to customs, manners &c., ancient and modern : illustrated with pictures and embelished with verses and songs wonderfully pleasant and delightful : to which, as an appendix, is added a brief account of the original of the Worshipful Company of Merchant-Taylors, as to their being incorporated &c., ..

by Winstanley, William

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Published by Printed by Alexander Milbourn for William Whitwood ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hawkwood, John, -- Sir, -- d. 1394,
  • Merchant Taylors" Company (London, England) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe famous and renowned history of Sir Jown Hawkwood, Knight, The renowned history of Sir John Hawkwood, Knight
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 790:6
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[6], 55 p.
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15029124M

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The honour of the taylors, or, The famous and renowned history of Sir John Hawkwood, Knight: containing his many rare and singular adventures, witty exploits, heroick atchievements, and noble performances relating to love & arms in many lands: in the series of which history are contained likewise the no less famous actions and enterprizes of others of the same art and.

Sir John Hawkwood, Italian byname Giovanni Acuto, (born c. Sible Hedingham, Essex, Eng.—died March 16/17,Florence [Italy]), mercenary captain who for 30 years played a role in the wars of 14th-century Italy. The son of a tanner, Hawkwood chose a soldier’s career, serving in the French wars of Edward III, who probably bestowed a knighthood on him.

Sir John Hawkwood (c. –) was an English soldier who served as a mercenary leader or condottiero in Italy. As his name was hard to pronounce by non-English-speaking contemporaries, there are many variations of it in the historical record.

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Sir John Hawkwood, Italian byname Giovanni Acuto (born c.Sible Hedingham, Essex, March 16/17,Florence [Italy]), mercenary captain who for 30 years played a role in the wars of 14th-century Italy.

The son of a tanner, Hawkwood chose a soldiers career, serving in the French wars. But his main interest has always been in medieval history, and he has made a close study of the Hundred Years' War and of mercenary warfare in medieval Italy.

His most recent book is Sir John Hawkwood: Chivalry and the Art of War. He currently lives in Yorkshire/5(4). In Florence cathedral hangs a remarkable portrait by Uccello of Sir John Hawkwood, the English soldier of fortune who commanded the Florentine army at the age of 70 and earned a formidable reputation as one of the foremost mercenaries of the late middle ages.

His life is an amazing story. He rose from modest beginnings in an Essex village, fought through the French 4/5(1). Book Review by Russ Lockwood. Sir John Hawkwood profiles the famous Condottieri leader of the 14th century, whose exploits among the various Italian city states earned him wealth, power, and the distinction as one of the smartest mercenary captains of history.

An engaging history of a fascinating character. John Hawkwood was not a pleasant character, but he had one strong asset as a mercenary: he did keep to his word. At that period, a man who considered his word as his bond was unique enough. This was a terrible, brutal time, but the book gives a fair depiction of Or.

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Funerary Monument to Sir John Hawkwood by Paolo Uccello () While we do not have time for a paper on him during our day, the ERO has published a book by Dr Christopher Starr about him.

This richly illustrated book places Hawkwood in an Essex context, showing his descent from villain ancestors, his network of gentry and aristocratic.

Winner, Otto Gründler Book Prize, The Medieval Institute. Notorious for his cleverness and daring, John Hawkwood was the most feared mercenary in early Renaissance Italy. Born in England, Hawkwood began his career in France during the Hundred Years' War and crossed into Italy with the famed White Company in   Sir John Hawkwood was the most celebrated - or notorious - mercenary soldier of the Middle Ages.

Commemorated by an extraordinary portrait image of Hawkwood on horseback in Florence cathedral by the great artist Uccello, the English soldier of fortune crowned his career by commanding the Florentine army at the age of /5(11). Paolo Ucello, Funerary Monument to Sir John Hawkwood, In the administrators of the Opera del Duomo in Florence commissioned Paolo Uccello to paint a fresco in the Cathedral, a monument commemorating the English soldier of fortune Sir John Hawkwood (Giovanni Acuto for the Italian) who had died in ; Hawkwood had led the Florentine.

John Hawkwood was fourteenth-century Italy's most notorious and successful soldier. A man known for cleverness and daring, he was the most feared mercenary in Renaissance Italy. Born in England, Hawkood began his career in France during the Hundred Years' War and crossed into Italy with the famed White Company in Cited by: But his main interest has always been in medieval history, and he has made a close study of the Hundred Years’ War and of mercenary warfare in medieval Italy.

His most recent book is Sir John Hawkwood: Chivalry and the Art of currently lives in Yorkshire. The White Company first organized itself under the leadership of a German knight, Albert Stertz, who spoke Italian and had served in Italy before.

He got the group its first commission and led the members in their first combat as the White Company, but when Hawkwood joined the Company inthe men voted him their new commander. Sir John Hawkwood, the mediaeval mercenary, died in Florence in A taciturn Englishman, he made Italy his adored home and was paid handsomely (by the Florentine government) for his military.

This book would be a fantastic buy for anyone that is very fascinated in the Middle Ages, and England's contribution to the battles that were going on across Europe, because Sir John Hawkwood is a fantastic leader and had a great long career, so this book would definitely tick those boxes and would give the reader fantastic enjoyment and wonder Price: £ He was John junior, his elder brother also bearing that name, and he had a younger brother, Nicholas, who made his way in the Church.

They were the sons of Gilbert de Hawkwood, of Hawkwood Manor, landowner and tanner, who died inleaving legacies to his children, John senior taking the landed property. Cavalier John Coo was born about in Essex, England; during the reign of King Edward occupation is listed as soldier,knight and early manhood he joined ''The White Company" of Sir John Hawkwood,a band of mercenary soldiers who gained fame, fortune and power fighting in Italy, whose sponsors were mainly the popes and the city-state of.

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Sir John Hawkwood was said to have been the son of a tanner in Essex, England. He served in the English army under Edward III and the Black Prince during the Hundred Year War with the free companies in France.

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