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The Battle of Agincourt, Paperback / softback Book

The Battle of Agincourt Paperback / softback

Edited by Prof. Anne Curry, Malcolm Mercer


Published in partnership with the Royal Armouries, this comprehensive, sumptuously illustrated volume provides a defining reassessment of England's legendary victory on the fields of Agincourt on October 25, 1415.

Dramatized by William Shakespeare in Henry V, the Battle of Agincourt changed the course of the Hundred Years War and Britain's relationship with her longtime enemy, France.

In a remarkable work commemorating the 600th anniversary of arguably the most iconic military engagement of the medieval era, a wide range of experts examine the battle in its political, cultural, and geographical contexts, detailing strategies, tactics, armor, weapons, and fighting techniques while exploring the battlefield experiences of commanders and ordinary soldiers alike.

In addition, this all-encompassing study offers deep analyses of many artifacts and aspects of the battle and its aftermath that have rarely been covered in other histories, including medicine and hygiene, the roles of faith and chivalry, the music of the times, and the experiences of women.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 344 pages, 120 color + 80 b-w illus.
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
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  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780300228779

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