Today marks the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, one of countless historical battles one has to remember if you are interested in English or British history. This one though has gained something of a mythical status. In its own way the Battle of Agincourt made England; as surely as Magna Carta, the Book of Common Prayer, football and cricket, drinking tea, standing in queues, pubs, talking about the weather, good manners and fair play.
Agincourt is just one momentous battle in the 100 years war and France was understandably very confident of victory seeing that their 20,000 soldiers was four times that of the English forces under the leadership of King Henry V
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