Battle of Crécy

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Edward III (1312—1377) king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

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A battle between the English and the French in 1346 near the village of Crécy-en-Ponthieu in Picardy, at which the forces of Edward III defeated those of Philip VI. It was the first major English victory of the Hundred Years War.

Subjects: Military History.

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