Matthew Bennett (historian)

Matthew Bennett (born 1954) is a historian specialising in Medieval warfare. He has recently retired from the post of Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication and Applied Behavioural Science at The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, UK, where he had taught from 1984. He holds a degree in History and an MA in Medieval History from King's College, London, where he studied under R. Allen Brown, and is a fellow of both the Society of Antiquaries and the Royal Historical Society. In 2011 he was awarded a PhD By Means of Published Works by the University of Northampton. He is the author and editor of numerous books and articles on Medieval warfare.[1][2][3]


  • Agincourt 1415. Osprey. 1991. ISBN 978-1-85532-132-8.
  • With Nicholas Hooper: Cambridge Atlas of Warfare: The Middle Ages 768-1487. Cambridge University Press. 1996. ISBN 978-0-521-44049-3.
  • Campaigns of the Norman Conquest. Osprey. 2001. ISBN 978-1-84176-228-9.
  • With Jim Bradbury, Kelly DeVries, Iain Dickie, and Phyllis Jestice: Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World. Thomas Dunne. 2005. ISBN 978-0-312-34820-5.
  • The Medieval World at War. London: Thames & Hudson. 2009. ISBN 978-0-500-25156-0.


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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2011-02-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Bennett, Matthew (2009). The Medieval World at War. London: Thames & Hudson. p. 263. ISBN 978-0-500-25156-0.