Verneuil 1424 The Second Agincourt

Verneuil 1424 The Second Agincourt

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In August 1424 the armies of England, Scotland and France met in the open fields outside the walls of Verneuil in a battle that would decide the future of the English conquests in France. The hero King Henry V had been dead for two years and the French felt that this was their chance to avenge their startling defeat at Agincourt, and recover the lands that Henry had won from them. Despite its importance, the battle of Verneuil is largely overlooked in accounts of the Hundred Years War, and this book is the first proper account of the battle and is significance. It is also one of the first books to outline the important part the Scots played in the wars in France in the years between the two great battles of Agincourt and Verneuil.There were two significant stages in the development of plate armour that happened around the beginning of the fifteenth ... All of these cultures had sufficient metallurgical skills to make effective plate armour if they wished, it was just that theyanbsp;...

Title:Verneuil 1424 The Second Agincourt
Author:Richard Wadge
Publisher:The History Press - 2015-02-15


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