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By Matthew Bennett

Osprey's crusade name for the most vital campaigns of the Hundred Years' warfare (1337-1453). Agincourt is without doubt one of the so much evocative names in English army historical past. Henry V's forces have been drained, hungry, and confronted a French military 3 to 6 occasions extra a variety of. even if, they possessed a number of benefits, and English good fortune resulted from the combo of seriously armoured men-at-arms with troops armed with the notorious longbow - the havoc this weapon wreaked used to be the most important. utilizing unique 15th century facts, together with the surviving French conflict plan and the money owed of guys found in either armies, this name discusses the lead-up to the conflict, the tactical inclinations of the 2 forces and the explanations for the final word English luck.

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