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The Italian Wars are a popular period for [[SCA]] people to focus their activities, especially those interested in [[mercenary companies]] and other [[martial]] activities in the mid-[[Renaissance]].  There were many changes of allegiance during the wars, an activity that also appears to be popular at [[Rowany Festival]] and [[Spring War]].  The armour and weapons of the period are easy to find [[documentation]] for, and similarly the [[clothing]] and [[military costume]] of the period is colourful and attractive to wear, while not being of extraordinary difficulty for the more experienced [[costumer]].
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The Italian Wars are a popular period for [[SCA]] people to focus their activities, especially those interested in [[mercenary companies]] and other [[martial]] activities in the mid-[[Renaissance]].  There were many changes of allegiance during the wars, an activity that also appears to be popular at [[Rowany Festival]] and [[Spring War]].  The [[armour]] and weapons of the period are easy to find [[documentation]] for, and similarly the [[clothing]] and [[military costume]] of the period is colourful and attractive to wear, while not being of extraordinary difficulty for the more experienced [[costumer]].
  
 
== Persona Notes ==
 
== Persona Notes ==
  
If you are from one of the Italian cities, you should be loyal to that city rather than to 'Italy' as a whole. The Wars are bad, but the Barbarians being invited into Italy are worse.
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If you are from one of the Italian cities, you should be loyal to that city rather than to 'Italy' as a whole. The wars are bad, but the barbarians being invited into Italy are worse.
  
French should be relaxed and comfortable about the wars ; after all, is it not a fine life for a gentleman to live on his estates in the winter, and then campaign in Italy in the summer ?
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If you are from France, then you should be relaxed and comfortable about the wars. After all, is it not a fine life for a gentleman to live on his estates in the winter, and then campaign in Italy in the summer ?
  
English should keep an eye out for the main chance ; [[John Hawkwood]] and co made a decent living ("Don't wanna hire us, guv? That's OK. I'm sure one of your neighbours will").
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If you are from England, then you should keep an eye out for the main chance. [[John Hawkwood]] and company made a decent living from the disputes ("Don't wanna hire us, guv? That's OK. I'm sure one of your neighbours will").
  
  

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