It left behind an empty treasury, an undisciplined army and navy, a people debauched by safe and successful riot.
The undisciplined hordes of the king of Ossory and the Danes of Wexford could not stand before the Anglo-Norman tacticsthe charge of the knights and the arrowflight of the archers, skilfully combined by the adventurous invaders.
Lane, with an undisciplined brigade, had crossed the border, sacking, burning and killing in his progress, Missouri " bushrangers " retaliated in kind.
Against these were arrayed six thousand trained soldiers and a vast host of undisciplined rabble.
The guard was composed of an undisciplined body of soldiers, who, moreover, held in open contempt the religious precepts of Islam.