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Battle of Agincourt Revisited

  1. Oct 25, 2009 #1

    Astronuc

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    Historians Reassess Battle of Agincourt
    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/25/world/europe/25agincourt.html

    Related site - http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/soldier/database/index.php

    I found only one relative who was an archer.

    The Soldier in later Medieval England
    http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/soldier/database/som.php
    http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/soldier/database/conf.php
    www.medievalsoldier.org
     
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  3. Oct 25, 2009 #2
    Thanks for the links provided, makes for some interesting reading.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2009 #3
    This is interesting reserch, but a long way to go before accepted history gets changed I think. Even if the numbers were quite even, it was still a great victory as a group of archers defeated a group of better trained, higher class knights.
     
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