Called the 'Vaward Battle' in England and the 'Avant Garde' in France, this Battle was typically deployed on the right and was the second most honorable command.
Related term(s): Battle; Vaward Battle; Avant Garde; Centenaries; Millenaries
Category: Military - General
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 26.