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Hawkwood, Sir John (d. 1394) A famous military commander 

The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Dinah BirchDinah Birch

whose considerable achievements feature in chronicles from England, France, and Italy, including those of *Froissart. As a condottiere, he was the leader of the body of English mercenaries known as the White Company and fought for one Italian city or another, and for pope or prince, from ... ...

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