By Matthew Bennett
Agincourt is likely 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 number of. in spite of the fact that, they possessed a number of merits, 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 debts of fellows found in either armies, this name discusses the lead-up to the conflict, the tactical tendencies of the 2 forces and the explanations for the last word English success.
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