Friday, 23 October 2015

Battle of Agincourt: 10 reasons why the French lost to Henry V's army


The Battle of Agincourt is often heralded as one of the greatest English military victories. Here are ten reasons why King Henry V's army was able to defeat a French force four times its size.

The Battle of Agincourt was a major victory for England in the Hundred Years' War, and took place Friday, 25 October 1415.
The battle was heralded in Shakespeare's Henry V in which the king urges his "band of brothers" to stand together.
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Three new important items from the Castles Studies Trust

The Castles Studies Trust has provided details of three new important items:

1) A digital model of Gleaston Castle in Cumbria, showing the current state of the ruins.

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2) A press release about work at Tibbers Castle in Dumfriesshire, enhancing our understanding of the castle's early history

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3) A short video about the landscape of Wressle Castle in Yorkshire