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Battle of Agincourt


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A battle in northern France in 1415 during the Hundred Years War, in which the English under Henry V defeated a large French army. The victory, achieved largely by use of the longbow, allowed Henry to occupy Normandy and consolidate his claim to the French throne.

Subjects: Military History.


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