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Agincourt: Henry V and the Battle That Made England - Juliet Barker
Agincourt: Henry V and the Battle That Made England
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Waged almost six centuries ago, the Battle of Agincourt still captivates. It is the classic underdog story, and generations have wondered how the English—outmanned by the French six to one—could have succeeded so bravely and brilliantly. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Juliet Barker... show more
Waged almost six centuries ago, the Battle of Agincourt still captivates. It is the classic underdog story, and generations have wondered how the English—outmanned by the French six to one—could have succeeded so bravely and brilliantly. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Juliet Barker paints a gripping narrative of the October 1415 clash between the outnumbered English archers and the heavily armored French knights. Populated with chivalrous heroes, dastardly spies, and a ferocious and bold king, AGINCOURT is as earthshaking as its subject—and confirms Juliet Barker's status as both a historian and a storyteller of the first rank.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316015035 (0316015032)
ASIN: 316015032
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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Now I will disgust many historical readers by saying the Bernard Cornwell's version is much to be preferred - at least it kept one wide awake, whilst this dry, scholarly, erudite rendition that is read so soporifically means the mind keeps wandering into sheep-counting.unabridged; read by Eliot Cowe...
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