In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hombre de armas masculine
- A dozen French notables, including the Constable of France, died, together with perhaps 1,500 knights and 4,500 men-at-arms.
- Fighting in that country during the feudal period was considered to be the work of professional men-at-arms.
- The remaining men-at-arms wear mail and fabric, and there are some items of metal armour to be seen.
- Under this system, the lords are afforded sustenance and men-at-arms from those beneath them on the hierarchy ladder, while those below are afforded protection by those above.
- Medieval English archers were sometimes mounted to enable them to keep pace with men-at-arms, and dragoons, who eventually became cavalry proper, were initially foot soldiers mounted on cheap nags.
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