July 15th, 1410 | The Battle of Grunwald

July 15th, 1410 | The Battle of Grunwald

Okay … if you’ve been following battles during the Medieval era, you would know that pretty much any old reason was good enough to throw down your pint, pick up a mace, and start caving in skulls like brain-stucco was going out of fashion. But one of the best reasons...
March 2nd, 1476 | The Battle of Grandson

March 2nd, 1476 | The Battle of Grandson

Back in the 15th Century and this guy was head of one of the most powerful duchies in the heart of Europe, with the phatest lewts, the biggest cannon, and the sort of army to make all of the other countries tremble. Unfortunately for him, he was also a complete and...
January 5th, 1477 | The Battle of Nancy

January 5th, 1477 | The Battle of Nancy

The 15th Century; you cheeky, cheeky little minx. Don’t like your neighbor? Invade his lands. Fancy a little extra real-estate? Marry into a powerful family. Or kill them, killing them always works. Bored one Sunday afternoon? Exercise those trebuchet arms and throw a...
November 10th, 1444 | The Battle of Varna

November 10th, 1444 | The Battle of Varna

1436 and some dude called Alexandru I Aldea dies leaving the throne of Wallachia to a certain Vlad-mynameisutterlybadass-Dracul. The problem for the Dragon is that Wallachia just happens to be butt-up against something called “The Ottoman Empire,” and those pesky guys...
October 29th, 1467 | The Battle of Brustem

October 29th, 1467 | The Battle of Brustem

The Duchy of Burgundy: a lovely little spot right in the heart of Europe. Originally settled by an East Germanic tribe of the same name, it went through the usual kingdom growth, reorganization, invasions, and political turmoil typical for the time. Around the 15th...
October 25th, 1415 | The Battle of Agincourt

October 25th, 1415 | The Battle of Agincourt

Remember 1066? Back then there was that whole little event known as “The Battle of Hastings,” when a Norman gentleman  known as William the ass-kicking-Conqueror , sailed in from Normandy, jumped off a boat and said “yup, I’m ‘avin’ this.” And he promptly did. A bit...
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