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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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The University of Southampton provides a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) exploring the Battle of Agincourt which will run again from 17 October 2016.
Shakespeare's Henry V inspires his troops at the Battle of Agincourt 600 years ago today.
It was heard 600 years ago at the Battle of Agincourt, the most famous clash of the Hundred Years War between England and France.
ST CRISPIN 1415: The Battle of Agincourt took place at which the heavily outnumbered English Army of Henry V defeated the French.
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.
99 [pounds sterling) King Henry's address to his troops before the battle of Agincourt never fails to send shivers down my spine
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.
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.
Williamson) disguises himself to talk to his troops on the field the night before the Battle of Agincourt.
His earliest-known poem, the Livre des quatre dames (1415 or 1416), is a discussion between four ladies who have lost their lovers at the Battle of Agincourt.
3) Other modern commentators on Henry V and on the Battle of Agincourt choose not to mention this detail.
Indeed, the title of his book comes form the "brawl ridiculous" reference in Henry V, Act IV, namely that four or five supernumeraries will represent the entire battle of Agincourt.
October 25 The Battle of Agincourt took place this day in 1415 and England's King Henry V was the victor.