The most honorable command, this Battle was typically deployed in the center. It was often led by a king or one of his deputies.
Related term(s): Battle; Vanguard; Rearward Battle; Centenaries; Millenaries; Battalia
Category: Military - General
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 26.