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Medieval Warfare with Kelly DeVries and Michael Livingston

If there’s one thing the medieval period is known for, it’s warfare. But to get the full picture, it’s important that we push past stereotypical ideas and listen to the words that medieval people left behind. This week Danièle speaks with Michael Livingston and Kelly DeVries about medieval warfare and how it was seen by the people who actually lived through it.

Their book, Medieval Warfare: A Reader, is published by the University of Toronto Press. You can also buy the book through


Michael Livingston teaches at The Citadel and is the author of numerous books on medieval history as well as fiction novels. You can learn more about Michael on his website, or follow him on Twitter @medievalguy

You can also listen to Michael on Episode 8 of The Medieval Podcast, where he talks about the Battle of Agincourt.

Kelly DeVries is a Professor at Loyola University in Maryland and Honorary Historical Consultant at the Royal Armouries. You can learn more about Kelly on his university webpage.


Kelly has begun writing as a columnist on – you can read his articles here.

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The host of The Medieval Podcast is Danièle Cybulskie. Click here to visit her website or follow her on Twitter @5MinMedievalist


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