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Armies of Crecy and Poitiers

By: Rothero, Christopher

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18714

ISBN: 0850453933

Condition: Very Good+


Very light shelf wear is present on the card covers. ; A bright, solid book.; Men-At-Arms Series #111; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.53 X 7.09 X 0.24 inches; 40 pages; "A combination of dynastic disputes, feudal quibbles, trade disagreements and historical antagonism resulted in the opening of the Hundred Years War in 1337. The first major English land victory in this conflict was the Battle of Crécy (1346). This pitted the French army, then considered the best in Europe, against the English under King Edward III. The battle established the longbow as one of the most feared weapons of t... View more info

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The Armies of Agincourt

By: Rothero, Christopher

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18715

ISBN: 0850453941

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers have very light shelf wear present. ; A bright, solid book.; Men-at-Arms Series #113; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 9.69 X 7.17 X 0.39 inches; 40 pages; "Henry V became King of England in 1413. He was one of the great warrior kings of the country, cast in the same mould as Edward I and Edward III. He was just, pious, athletic, chivalrous, acquisitive, ruthless and eager to gain honour on the field of battle. Henry hoped that a successful campaign against the nation's traditional enemy would draw the people together and establish the popularity of the Lancastrian dynasty. This s... View more info