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The Battle of Agincourt, October 25, 1415

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A.H. Burne analyses the key factors that led to what would be a major victory in the Hundred Years' War.

The rival armies went to rest, but few to sleep, on the eve of that fateful day of St. Crispin 1415, in very different physical and mental states. The English had marched for seventeen days with only one day’s rest and had covered 260 miles, an average of fifteen miles per day.


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