Hungarian army in the 15th century (infantry)

Hungarian army in the 15th century (infantry)

One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the infantry.

History

Keywords

Matthias Corvinus, mercenary army, warfare, Middle Ages, king, Hungary, halberd, shield, crossbow, sword, musket, weapon

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Questions

  • Who was NOT one of the excellent commanders in the Black Army?
  • What was NOT part of the equipment of the cavalry in the Black Army?
  • What was NOT part of the defensive equipment?
  • What was NOT part of the equipment of the infantry in the Black Army?
  • In which country was the first mercenary army formed?
  • What was the size of the Black Army at the time of peace?
  • What unit was not part of the Black Army?
  • Is it true that the Black Army was disbanded by 1494?
  • Is it true that the Black Army was unique in Europe at that time?
  • Is it true that King Matthias´ army was called ´Black Army´ even during his reign?
  • Who was the holy Roman Emperor during King Matthias´reign?
  • Against which nation did King Matthias NOT declare war?
  • Who was the legendary commander of the Black Army?
  • What happened to the Black Army after the King´s death?
  • When did Matthias Corvinus conquer Vienna?
  • How did King Matthias get the Holy Crown back from Emperor\nFrederick III?
  • Mercenaries of which nationality were not represented in large numbers in the Black Army?
  • Which colour is the epithet historians use to describe Matthias Corvinus´ mercenary army?
  • When was Matthias Corvinus crowned?
  • When was Matthias Corvinus elected king?
  • Where did the Hunyadi family originate from?
  • When was Matthias Corvinus (Hunyadi) King of Hungary?

Scenes

Infantrymen

Heavy infantry

Archer

Equipment

  • halberd
  • shield
  • crossbow
  • straight sword
  • musket

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