The Battle of Agincourt  Friday, 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day). Visitor centre is excellent, and the battlefield clear to see. June 2016

The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory in the Hundred Years' War. The battle took place on Friday, 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), near Azincourt, in northern France.

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The Battle of Agincourt of the Hundred Years War and established England in its succession of victories between King Henry V and the Constable of France Charles d'Albret, Comte de Dreux.

The Battle of Agincourt canvas print by Graham Turner

2015 marks the Anniversary of the battle of Agincourt, a battle that pitted Henry V's small and exhausted army against the massed ranks of the French nobility, made icons of Henry V and the English longbowman, and become part of English national identity.

English Longbowmen at the Battle of Agincourt by Mariusz Kozik vel Lacedemon

English Longbowmen, Battle of Agincourt, Hundred Years War

"Is the Agincourt of popular image the real Agincourt, or is our idea of the battle simply taken from Shakespeare’s famous depiction of it?" (Image: King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt by Harry Payne. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.)

“The Created Agincourt in Literature” extract from Agincourt

King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt : The King wears on this surcoat the Royal Arms of England, quartered with the Fleur de Lys of France as a symbol of his claim to the throne of France. He stands over his fallen brother, the Duke of Gloucester.

English Knight from the time of the battle of Agincourt, from the Agincourt Museum. The English victory at the Battle of Agincourt gave birth to a legend that was immortalized in William Shakespeare's King Henry V. The battle took place in a muddy farmer's field in northern France on October 25, 1415 and was one in a series of encounters between France and England that has become known as the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453).

English Knight from the time of the battle of Agincourt, from the Azincourt museum (Graham Field, shiny!

The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory against a numerically superior French army in the Hundred Years' War. The battle occurred on Friday, 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), near modern-day Azincourt, in northern France. Henry V's victory crippled France and started a new period in the war, during which Henry married the French king's daughter and his son, Henry VI, was made heir to the throne of France .

Sir William ap Thomas and Gwladus ferch Dafydd Gam Sir William ap Thomas Herbert, great grandfather to my children) was born about 1390 to Sir Thomas ap Gwilyn and Maud de Morley ).

"Morning of the Battle of Agincourt, 25th October 1415", painted by Sir John Gilbert

The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory against a numerically superior French army in the Hundred Years' War.

Battle of Agincourt, 25 October 1415 • Richard de Vere, Earl of Oxford  • Sir Thomas Erpingham, KG  • Sir Edmund de Thorpe

Battle of Agincourt, 25 October Richard de Vere, Earl of Oxford, Sir Thomas Erpingham, KG & Sir Edmund de Thorpe by Christopher Rothero from the Osprey Men At Arms book on Agincourt

The archers repel the charge of the French cavalry at the Battle of Agincourt.

The Battle of Agincourt of the Hundred Years War and established England in its succession of victories between King Henry V and the Constable of France Charles d'Albret, Comte de Dreux.

The Hundred Years War: Battle Of Agincourt

The Hundred Years War: Battle Of Agincourt

Battle of Agincourt. English Archers proved their worth in one of the most famous battles of the Hundred Years War. The war stimulated growth in the field of military technology.

In the year 1348 King Edward Ill established the Knights of the Garter, which is the oldest order of Chivalry in Europe.The Insignia of the order consists of a collar and badge appendant known as the George, the Star,the Garter and the Sash with the Investment Badge called the lesser George.It was in the year 1415 that St. George became the Patron Saint of England when English Soldiers under Henry V won the battle of Agincourt.

In the year 1348 King Edward Ill established the Knights of the Garter, which is the oldest order of Chivalry in Europe.

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