Battle of Agincourt Museum tries & # 39; exaggerated myths & # 39; reject the English victory

The battle of Agincourt took place on October 25, 1415.

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Newly crowned King of England, Henry V, then 27, ventured across the channel to France, where the English crown owned land.

The warrior ruler excited the medieval parliament of the day and funds came in to fund a war effort to & # 39; the ancient enemy & # 39; to deal with.

Initially, the invasion was disastrous when thousands of troops died of dysentery at the siege of Harfleur.

He turned his troops around and marched to Calais before being blocked by a French army in Arras.

Some think that an army that was several times larger than Henry's was opposed to the English.

Henry was offered an option to prevent it from resembling a massacre of thousands of Englishmen – give up his country in France and there will be no fighting.

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Henry knew that this would undermine his newly found authority and make people furious about the English channel and was not an option.

Despite overwhelming opportunities, the English fought against the French.

The French were systematically picked up by the handbows, with Henry refusing to give in to demands to give up his French lands in exchange for no fighting.

Newly crowned King of England, Henry V, then 27, ventured across the channel to France, where the English crown owned land. Depicted, Laurence Olivier during his portrait of the king

Newly crowned King of England, Henry V, then 27, ventured across the channel to France, where the English crown owned land. Depicted, Laurence Olivier during his portrait of the king

Geographical limitations of the battlefield meant that he was absorbed in a barrage of arrows, whereby horses and men lost their lives.

The swelling mass of cadavers made it impossible for reinforcements to advance the front line, and without showing mercy, not to give a quarter, the French nobility were slaughtered on their own grounds by a foreign ruler.

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The fight would have been waged & # 39; for England, Harry and St George & # 39; and tops every list of English military victories, alongside iconic moments such as the battles of Waterloo and Trafalgar.

The impact of Agincourt was large.

The French in line with the English, Henry V was recognized as king of France and England and he received a hero welcome on return home.

Charles de Mad recognized him as his heir, he married his daughter and five years later he entered Paris after the French capitulated and signed the Treaty of Troyes.

Despite bringing England back to the heights of the earlier eras of Henry II and Edward II, he died only seven years after Agincourt from Dysentry in August 1422.

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Charles de Mad, the French king, died the same year and left one of the most territorial powerful empires in Europe in the hands of a child.

His claim to the French throne was undermined by the presence of the Dauphin, the Charles de Mad type.

The war would begin again between the two nations.

The French were systematically picked up by the handbows, with Henry refusing to give in to demands to give up his French lands in exchange for no fighting

The French were systematically picked up by the handbows, with Henry refusing to give in to demands to give up his French lands in exchange for no fighting

The French were systematically picked up by the handbows, with Henry refusing to give in to demands to give up his French lands in exchange for no fighting

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