Sep 10, 2021
A brief lull in the fighting presents an opportunity to discuss the Ayutthayan military in the so-called Age of Warfare.
The reforms of Trailokanat and his successors enabled the kingdom to muster larger armies than ever before. The result was greater bloodshed, longer wars and widespread suffering. Little more than a half century after Trailok's death, tragedy would befall Ayutthaya as a direct result of this Age of Warfare.