Agincourt, France

Zabecki, David T.
May 2008
Military History;May/Jun2008, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p76
The article describes the Battle of Agincourt in France, which was won by the English army under the command of King Henry V. While King Henry's troops were vastly outnumbered, they did possess one of the most effective weapons of the Middle Ages, the dreaded English longbow, with far greater range, rate of fire and penetrating power than the crossbow primarily used by the French. The French lost some 8,000 to 12,000 men during the battle.


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