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Battle of Agincourt (1415)

The Battle of Agincourt was a major battle of the Hundred Years’ War that was renewed in 1413 by Henry V of England. The battle took place at Agincourt on October 25 (Saint Crispin’s Day) in 1415 and resulted in decisive victory of the English predominantly consisting of longbowmen over much larger French army that was made of chivalric elite. With victory in the Battle of Agincourt Henry V of England won great part of France and John the Fearless (John II of Burgundy) acknowledged him as King of France.

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