Battle of Agincourt Henry V Medieval Collectible Coin

The battle of Agincourt, fought between the French and English forces as part of the hundred years war, took place on October 25th 1415, near Calais. Two months prior, Henry had crossed the English Channel with 11,000 men and laid siege to Harfleur in Normandy. The town surrendered after five weeks of intense siege. The siege however cost Henry V half his men. Given the depleting numbers, he decided to march his army northeast to Calais and return to England. At Agincourt however, a massive French army of 20,000 men stood in his path, greatly outnumbering the exhausted English archers, knights, and men-at-arms…(Read more)

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