MEDIEVAL ORIGINS: LANCE CORPORAL....

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MEDIEVAL ORIGINS: LANCE CORPORAL....
http://www.hyw.com/Books/History/Medi0015.htm

"LANCE CORPORAL- On long, arduous campaigns it sometimes happened that a man-at-arms lost his horses, and was compelled to fight on foot. As he was more than a common footslogger, he was usually placed in command over low born troops, as a "[Broken-] Lance Corporal""
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