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To contain professional army number approximately in 25 thousand persons "(pp.
82 - 83).] Military service of knights and seigneurs, in an exchange for which they received
The estates, has ceased to be a basis of armed forces.
The feudal nobility and concentration of fighting power of the country in hands of the central
The governments. Before occurrence of obsidional artillery knight's castles supplied
Sufficient military independence from it as it is rare when had
Sense for acknowledgement of the hierarchical seniority to undertake storm
Vassal locks. So that in the political plan locks were the important factor
Power decentralisation. Richard Bin so explains significance of locks:
Existence of a great number of locks allowed small areas successfully
To resist to much more powerful opponents. Overseas conquerors and
Higher on a scale of ranks appeared in equally adverse
Position: frequently the area simply did not cost the costs claimed for it
Conquest. Locks should be taken storm one after another, and for this purpose
Big enough obsidional army was required... But the big forces of intrusion
- intrusion armies fast devastated district round the besieged lock.
As a result besieging quite often started to starve earlier, than besieged, and
It was necessary to refuse idea to seize the lock [Bean, "War and the Birth of
Nation State ": pp. 203 - 221].
The obsidional artillery has finished military significance of locks approximately in the same
Time when professional armies have proved an otioseness of a knightly home guard.
In the beginning of XVI century have learnt to build the fortresses, capable to maintain the gun
Fire. But for feudal barons it was too expensive for them to contain
Artillery, there were no means and for erection of new fortresses. Furthermore in
XVI century the royalty, at least, in France and in England, became
Enough strong not to allow the nobility to erect the modern
Consequences of these changes have mentioned economic, political and social
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