Posts Tagged ‘ Hundred Years War ’

Road to Crecy 1346 – The First Somme – Intro

Dec 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: AD 1346 Crecy

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.



Battle of Agincourt – Round 2

Nov 1st, 2008 | By | Category: AD 1415 Agincourt

According to an article today, in the UK Newspaper The Independent, the Battle of Agincourt is on again! Seven years shy of its 6th Centennial (25th October 2015), a verbal battle appears to have erupted over whether Henry V was a “war criminal” or not.  This particular allegation relates to the slaughter of prisoners in […]