With the situation of Italy happening it did not help with the situation of the Catholic Church going down with corruption and violence
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The cause of the end of the Renaissance was the start of a war. With this Italy was torn by each war that kept happening in the country with Holy Roman Emperor and the Pope fighting over the wealthy peninsula did not help Italy’s situation.
With the Renaissance military it was not just about joining for fun or volunteer work. It was something that a man would have to do as career wise with families struggling and warfare going through out the world it was the only logical thing to do.
The military increasingly used firearms and pike formations to wage war, lessening the importance of individual combatants, and of the sword. Some masters, particularly the English, preferred the old ways, however, and one of the famous master George Silver’s big complaints about the “new” rapier was that it was of no use in times of war, and that men should fight with the older, heavier, military cutting swords instead. 25 more words