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I was asked by the organisers of the Mortimer Society Conference if I would give a paper loosely on the subject of matters or personaliti.

Raja Lal Singh, who led Sikh forces against the British during the First Anglo-Sikh War, 1846, in a contemporary lithograph.The First Anglo-Sikh War was fought between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company between 1845 and 1846. It resulted in partial subjugation of the Sikh kingdom.

Raja Lal Singh, who led Sikh forces against the British during the First Anglo-Sikh War, 1846

Norman Warriors by Angus McBride

Norman knights charge the Saxon sheild wall at Hastings, Angus McBride.

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Mighty Templar kneeling before the battle with the captain flag in hand.Knights Templar, a religious order formed in to protect Christians on their journey to the holy lands in the Middle East.

Coat of Arms of William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke

Ida de Tosny was a royal ward and mistress of King Henry II, by whom she was mother of a young son William Longespée, Earl of Salisbury) (b c.

Leaders of First Crusade - 19th-century illustration, "The four leaders of the First Crusade.--Godfrey, Raymond, Boemund, Tancred," drawn by A. de Neuville. This illustration depicts Godfrey of Buillon, Raymond IV of Toulouse, Bohemond I and Tancred of Hauteville. The four led the Christian army to victories at Jerusalem and Antioch during the First Crusade.

God, Gold, or Glory: Norman Piety and the First Crusade

liberty1776: “William Marshal, (1146 or 47 – 1219), later 1st Earl of Pembroke, made a good living in his younger days winning tournaments. In the 12th century tournaments were dangerous, often...

William Marshal, the Earl of Pembroke also called William the Marshal or Of humble Anglo-Norman extraction he is often viewed as the greatest knight of the Medieval Era.

King Richard the Lion Heart and the Templar Knights at the Battle of Arsuf on  September 07,1191.

KNIGHTS: King Richard I 'Lionheart' of England smashing Saladin's larger muslim army at Arsuf 1191

1932 stained glass window in St Andrew's Church, Oxford by Archibald Nicholson of Simon de Montfort  (1165 – 1218).

1932 stained glass window in St Andrew's Church, Oxford by Archibald Nicholson of Simon de Montfort –

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William Marshal's Junior's effigy in stained glass morning sunlight, with William Marshal himself the lower figure in the photo.  Temple Church.

Stained glass morning sunlight on William Marshal's eldest son, William II at The Temple Church, London.

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