Hundred Years' War

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the series of wars fought intermittently between France and England

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All too often general histories of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries treat the Hundred Years' War as an English foreign war, in which the French, at best, playa reactive role, and at worst a passive role.
The White Company is historical fiction placed in the early part of the Hundred Years' War between England and France.
1356 In the Hundred Years' War, the English defeated the French at the Battle of Poitiers.
You can play through three campaigns - William the Conqueror, the Third Crusade (Richard The Lionheart's one) and the onset of the Hundred Years' War in 1337 - packed with detail that would have made 2B's History fun.
Justice Anthony Kennedy asked if there was any "outer bounds," and Justice Breyer said: "Let's say it's the Hundred Years' War.
She witnessed wars with Scotland, troubles in Ireland that cost the life of her only son, the turbulent reign of Edward II, the outbreak of the Hundred Years' War, and the first onslaught of the Bubonic Plague.
Our two national identities were largely forged against each other, through the Hundred Years' War and Joan of Arc, through the Napoleonic Wars, through the competitive race for colonies.
NICHOLAS WRIGHT'S EXCITING AND PROVOCATIVE book eschews the conventional political narrative of the Hundred Years' War, that of a struggle between the rival houses of Plantagenet and Valois.
Only one, Esther Cohen of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, deals with France at all; her article on "The Hundred Years' War and Crime in Paris, 1332-1488," leads off Part II, "Shorter-Term Assessments: Fourteenth to Twentieth Centuries.
Oxford -- Writing in the US Catholic weekly The Wanderer for February 13, Paul Likoudis points out that the hundred years' war on the Gospels, led by Rudolf Bultmann who said that "we can know practically nothing about Jesus' life and personality," has produced predictable results: religious indifference, agnosticism and atheism.
The concept probably gained momentum in the late Middle Ages as a result of the obsession with death inspired by the Black Death in the mid-14th century and the devastation of the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) between France and England.
The War on Poverty is destined to continue for a long while yet, but thanks to Murray and the growing recognition that social problems aren't engineering tasks to be tackled like moon landings, we can hope that perhaps it won't end up being a fruitless Hundred Years' War.
1356: The English, led by Edward the Black Prince, defeated the French at the Battle of Poitiers in the Hundred Years' War.
Available now AS the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt approaches, adventurer and endurance athlete Sir Ranulph Fiennes recounts his ancestors' heavy involvement on both the English and French sides of the Hundred Years' War.
Color photographs and reproductions of earlier images dominate the text in chapters on a castle within the town, the site and its organization, around the duke's palace in the 11th and 12th centuries, life in the royal castle, the Hundred Years' War and St.