scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,474
Throughout time horses have played an important role in society Since their first introduction they have continued to prove that they are a valuable asset The horse fulfilled this role durning the middle ages to almost a key in both personal and state affiars It was in state affairs during the middle ages that the Cavalry rose to become an important part of the battle stratagies of medieval commanders The unit of choice went from Northren Europes intialy based infantry system into a largely dependent cavalary based system During the cavalarys rain as quaterback of the medieval battlefield it did not go through untouched but took some setbacks from certian counter messures designed to combat cavalary Despite these setbacks the cavalary managed to maintian its high level of importnace in medieval battle stratgy The rise of the calavary in western Europe began for a number of a reasons that all happened around the same time One of the most influintial of these events was the lose of the Franks to the Romans in 554 AD This lose lead to an increase in the overall size of the average westren European cavalary It was at this battle that the infantry based Franks faced a tough defeat at the hands of the Romans The Romans of that day unlike their opponents had come to the battle field with a wide variety of tatical units at its disposal The unit that proved to be the most effective of them all still was the cavalary both that day in 554 AD and for many future days in European warfare These horse and rider tandums of the Romans proved to be effective both as heavy cavalry and mounted archers agianst the Frankish footmen It was then after this deafeat during the sixth to ninth century that the number of cavalry units per solider in the Frankish military system began to increase Not
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA