Agincourt 1415: Triumph against the odds (Campaign)

Agincourt 1415: Triumph against the odds (Campaign)

Matthew Bennett


Osprey's crusade identify for some of the most vital campaigns of the Hundred Years' conflict (1337-1453). Agincourt is likely one of the so much evocative names in English army heritage. Henry V's forces have been drained, hungry, and confronted a French military 3 to 6 instances extra a number of. besides the fact that, they possessed numerous merits, and English luck resulted from the combo of seriously armoured men-at-arms with troops armed with the notorious longbow - the havoc this weapon wreaked was once an important. utilizing unique 15th century proof, together with the surviving French conflict plan and the debts of guys found in either armies, this identify discusses the lead-up to the conflict, the tactical tendencies of the 2 forces and the explanations for the last word English luck.

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