Before long, the raiding army gained a reputation for terror, pillage, rape, murder, and arson, which then preceded their route. It was this reputation that led to the immediate and uncontested surrender of Barfleur and then Cherbourg. Only the pleading of d’Harcourt prevented the complete destruction of Caen.
Archive for December 2008
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Happy Christmas from the LRL team.
The primary build up to the battle of Crecy began over 100 years before the battle, in the early 13th century, when Philippe Auguste threw King John of England out of Normandy. Some would say that it dates back to the times of William the Conqueror and subsequent disputes over the crowns of France and England. The French siege of Aguillon, an English town in France, was the trigger for this campaign.
I’ve received a tip-off from a wargaming friend in Bangkok that the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Museum in Bangkok is to host a model show between Christmas and New Year on 27th & 28th December 2008. Right now further details are sketchy and I’ve not been able to find any information on the internet. [...]