Battle of Aljubarrota, 1385 ⚔ How a peasant army founded a World Empire


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📢 Narrated by David McCallion

🎼 Music:
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📚 Sources:
A.R. Disney – A History of Portugal and the Portuguese Empire: From Beginnings to 1807 (Volume 1)
Luis Adao De Fonseca et. al. – The Aljubarrota Battle and its Contemporary Heritage
Jean Froissart – Froissart’s Tales
Ian Heath – Armies of the Middle Ages, Vol. 1
Afonso De Paca – The Battle of Aljubarrota (Journal of Antiquity, 37)
John M.D. Pohl – Armies of Castile and Aragorn 1370-1516
Edgar Vigario – The Revolution of 1383 and the Battle of Aljubarrota

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  1. Well done. Engaging video that touches a key part of world history that mostly ignored. Joao’s son Prince Henry was the Elon Musk of the renaissance, it would be great to see a video comparing them and their achievements.

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