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a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415

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Royal Shakespeare Company actor Sam Marks prepares to portray Henry V ahead of a service to commemorate the 600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt
The Battle of Agincourt, regarded as one of the greatest ever military victories, was a pivotal moment in the Hundred Years' War between the kingdoms of France and England.
Tomorrow marks the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt - an epic event in our island story; a day of bloodshed; and a display of leadership that became legend.
The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory in the Hundred Years War.
Norton Archers host a medieval longbow archery tournament 600 years after the battle of Agincourt 110715AGINCOURT_015 IAN COOPER
The Battle of Agincourt (1415) is remembered less for its consequences than for what Shakespeare made of it in "Henry V.
Based on the banner of Welsh king Owain Gwynedd and one flown by Caernarfonshire soldiers at the battle of Agincourt, new versions are set to go on sale.
Arn, now with the Medieval Academy of America, examines this "notebook" in the light of Charles' literary production, much of it accomplished during the time (1415-1440) when he was a prisoner in England following the Battle of Agincourt.
Instead of chronicling this massacre, the Battle of Agincourt, through the eyes of kings or noblemen, Cornwell focuses on the lowly Nicholas Hook, a wanted man in England who ends up as a mercenary defender at Soissons.
Hampton Court, which is between Hereford and Leominster, was originally built in 1427 for Sir Rowland Leinthall, who was knighted after the Battle of Agincourt.
The explanation I gave of the V-sign in court was that its origin goes back as far as the Battle of Agincourt.
Speaking before the battle of Agincourt, the Bard has Henry remind us that martial success is not the product of technology or purely the result of great leaders, but can be found in an army when its members are committed to a shared sense of service, a devotion to a higher calling, and the honor of having lived and sacrificed for one's values and the honor of one's nation.
The Battle of Agincourt generated an enormous and varying literary response, and this book gathers a great deal of this contemporary comment together under one cover, rendered into modern English, tracing the sources as far as Shakespeare.
In the anonymous poem, The Battle of Agincourt (1530), Henry's knights report to him that "Saynt George was sene over our hoste, / Of very trouthe this syght men dyde se; / Downe was he sent by the holy goste / To gyve our kynge the vyctory.
The Battle of Agincourt, regarded as one of the greatest-ever military victories, was a pivotal moment in the Hundred Years' War between the kingdoms of France and England.