Author: Stirling Lundquist

Stirling Lundquist

Stirling Lundquist is a creative writer from Sonoma, CA where he lives with his fiancée. A former marine, he has always had a passion for military history. He spends most of his time studying the ancient, medieval, and enlightenment eras. An avid lover of poetry, he was also a main contributor to the poetry site poetrycircle.com. Currently he writes for warhistoryonline.com and is working on a novel.

Twitter: @SLundquist7

Articles by Stirling Lundquist:

Norman knights continued their pillaging of Italian and papal lands. Through victory, conquest, determination, and opportunity, the Normans traveled far to be leaders and kings…

When Charlemagne was made Emperor in 800CE by Pope Leo II, it began a complex relationship between church and state as both powers attempted to…

Like Urban II and Innocent III, Pope Pius V sought to be a caller of crusades. The Ottoman Empire loomed over the fragile Catholic states…

A Desperate Effort When a small group of Roman soldiers made their way quietly to the walls of Syracuse in 212 BCE, they were looking…

“The arrow would be worth a great deal if it could tell men of honor from the rest,” said a Spartan hoplite as his integrity…

The Fantastic Find The Battle of Visby in 1361 was not a particularly important battle in history. An army of Danes led by their king,…