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Agincourt 1415: Triumph against the odds (Campaign #9)

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Osprey's Campaign title for one of the most important campaigns of the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453). Agincourt is one of the most evocative names in English military history. Henry V's forces were tired, hungry, and faced a French army three to six times more numerous. However, they possessed several advantages, and English success resulted from the combination of heavil ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 23rd 1991 by Osprey Publishing
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Nov 10, 2014 William Prystauk rated it really liked it
A small but comprehensive work that enlightens. Bennett's work delivers as a broad introduction to the battle, which should inspire others to read more elsewhere.

Some of the writing is questionable, however, and I wish a more professional proofreader had indulged in the work beforehand.
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A good history of the Agincourt campaign, incorporating modern scholarship to update earlier accounts such as Burne's.
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Matthew Bennett, MA FSA RHistS

Matthew is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (London) and of the Royal Historical Society. He acts as External Examiner to the Swansea University War and Society BA and MA course where he has been appointed a Fellow of the Callaghan Centre for Conflict Studies and is a visiting lecturer to the Chester University MA in Military Studies. He is Trustee of the Battle
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