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Tango0130 Apr 2018 2:58 p.m. PST

"Recruiting an army could be a difficult business in the Middle Ages. Most people's lives consisted of farming small patches of land. When people didn't have careers, and the economy was not sophisticated enough to widely support specialist occupations, there was no possibility of relying on career soldiers. In England alone, at least eight different methods were used to recruit troops when they were needed…"
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