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Road to Crecy 1346 – Campaign March to the Somme

Dec 29th, 2008 | By | Category: AD 1346 Crecy

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.