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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2017 8:45 p.m. PST

"There was a parallel development of light cavalry at opposite ends of Europe which reached its height as the 16th century began.
The roots were, of course, far older. In the East, there was the steppe tradition which had come into Hungary and its neighbours many times. As Hungarian society changed, the number of locals who could provide skilled light cavalry began to decline. However certain regions and sections of society maintained their traditions for longer, in part due to the influence of the Tartars to the east and increasingly the Ottomans to the south…"

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Major William Martin RM04 Aug 2017 9:47 p.m. PST

Congrats again Armand, you waited 4 whole days before reposting what the blog's owner/author had already posted on July 31st. You really should at least scan TMP before padding your post count.

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bruntonboy05 Aug 2017 12:22 a.m. PST

No harm done- and I missed the original so I am grateful.

Tanks Armand

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Aug 2017 9:36 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


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Armand

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