Medieval Glossary

Avant Garde

A French term for the 'vanguard,' a type of Battle (an organizational division for armies).

Related term(s): Vanguard; Battle; Vaward Battle; Main Battle; Rearward Battle; Centenaries
Category: Military - General
Added: 04.30.05
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 26.

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