Hundred Years' War

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the series of wars fought intermittently between France and England

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Our tour bus passed the crumbling concrete hulks of U-boat pens from the Second World War before taking us to the Old Port for a history lesson going back to the 100 Years War and the 17th century Huguenot rebellion.
Owain Lawgoch, a grand nephew to Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, was a professional soldier who chose to fight on the side of France against English aggression during the 100 Years War. He was assassinated by an agent of the English government.
Owain Lawgoch, grand nephew to Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, was a professional soldier who chose to fight on the side France against English aggression during the 100 Years War. He was assassinated by an agent of the English government.
It makes you wonder how folk coped 600 years ago when they only had the 100 Years War to worry about.
Dennis writes that if we are going to stay until the Taliban are defeated we will be there for a 100 years war. I am cautious when receiving advice from people who can predict events for the next 100 years but can't tell me what will win the Lottery.
The period from roughly 1689 to 1815 was often called "The 2nd 100 Years War," because of a constant state of belligerency between England and France.
"Then I want to dip into history and do programmes on one person, or a small group, showing the effects of events like the Norman Conquest, the Black Death, the 100 Years War and so on to ordinary people.
This could go down in history as another 100 years war. Remember, this all started in Palestine in1917.
Half believed the Battle of the Bulge, Custer's Last Stand and the 100 Years War never happened, while a third believed the Cold War was an invention
In medieval times the Welsh longbow men were considered the best in Britain, the highly-trained archers of Glamorgan and Gwent taking part in many battles of the 100 Years War.
According to Dr Yasmin Soysal of the European Sociological Association, it's all part of a political correctness 'initiative' that glosses over past unpleasantness, like the 100 years war, a mere pub fight in the new reality, to promote European unity.
The April-September season includes Edward III (a play--often attributed to Shakespeare--depicting the 100 Years War); Ben Jonson, John Marston and George Chapman's Eastward Ho!
With apologies to W C Sellar and R J Yeatman, the authors of 1066 And All That, every school pupil knows that Mary Queen of Scots had Calais carved on her heart after Sir Francis Drake abandoned a game of bowls to beat the French on his way to sign the Treaty of Austerlitz, which ended the 100 Years War.
The V-sign dates from the 100 Years War between England and France