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Henry V

(1387—1422) king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine

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Army, British

Army, British  

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The British army is still composed of fiercely individualistic regiments and corps. This is a reflection of the tenacity with which it has clung to its roots in the 17th ...
baggage

baggage  

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Generic term covering the portable equipment of an army. In the ancient world the logistic needs of armies were relatively straightforward compared to the complex array matériel needed today. Despite ...
ballistics, cannon, and gunnery

ballistics, cannon, and gunnery  

By the beginning of the 14th century Europeans had developed tube-shaped weapons, made in bronze or wrought iron, which used gunpowder to discharge missiles from them, bolts (initially) and then ...
Battle of Agincourt

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 ...
battle of Shrewsbury

battle of Shrewsbury  

1403.Henry IV learned of the rebellion of Hotspur (Henry Percy), in league with Owain Glyndŵr, Thomas Percy, earl of Worcester, Archibald, earl of Douglas, and Edmund Mortimer, when he was at Burton. ...
chaplain

chaplain  

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ˈchæplǝnn. a member of the clergy attached to a private chapel, institution, ship, branch of the armed forces, etc.chaplaincy ˈchæplǝnsē n.ˈchæplǝnn. a member of the clergy ...
Charles VI

Charles VI  

(1380–1422) Afflicted with paranoid schizophrenia since age 23, Charles illustrated the dangers inherent in the French concept of kingship: he ruled with full power and was kept from governing only ...
chevauchée

chevauchée  

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[French, ‘to ride’] A practice common during the Hundred Years War, the chevauchée was an armed raid into enemy territory. With the aim of destruction, pillage, and demoralization, chevauchées were ...
Ekkehard of Aura

Ekkehard of Aura  

(died after 1125)Ekkehard, abbot of Aura, was, as a historian, loyal to the ideas of reformed monasticism with which he was in contact at Tegernsee (1102–1103?), then at St ...
feudal service

feudal service  

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When land was held by feudal tenure, military service was due from a tenant to his lord. This normally consisted of the provision of a knight for 40 days from ...
Henry IV

Henry IV  

(1366–1413),king of England (1399–1413). The eldest son and heir of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, he was born at Bolingbroke (Lincs.) in the same year as his cousin Richard II, whom he deposed in ...
Henry IV

Henry IV  

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(1050–1106), German King and Emperor. He succeeded to the throne in 1056. His reign was troubled by rebellious Saxon princes and by the reforms of Gregory VII (q.v.). Having conquered the Saxons in ...
Henry V

Henry V (1387–1422)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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Born at Monmouth, Henry died at the castle of Vincennes, east of Paris. He became Prince of Wales, Earl of

Henry V

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King of England (1413–22). Son of Henry IV, he helped defeat Owain Glyn Dŵr and the Percys

Henry V

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King of England (1413–22). Son of Henry IV, he helped defeat Owain Glyn Dr and the Percys

Henry V of England

Henry V of England (1386–1422)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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(1386–1422)

Henry was already an experienced soldier in Wales when his father Henry IV died (March 1413

Henry V, King of England

Henry V, King of England (c.1386–1422)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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was a notable ruler and an outstanding soldier and commander. As a young man he gained wide experience helping to

Henry VI

Henry VI  

(1421–71),king of England (1422–61 and 1470–1). Henry VI was the youngest king of England ever to ascend the throne; the only one ever to be crowned king of France; and arguably the worst, who ...
House of Lancaster

House of Lancaster  

The English royal house descended from John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, that ruled England from 1399 (Henry IV) until 1461 (the deposition of Henry VI) and again on Henry's brief restoration in ...
House of Tudor

House of Tudor  

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This is something of a misnomer. The important descent for Henry VII, who founded the dynasty when he defeated Richard III at Bosworth, was the direct line from Edward III through John of Gaunt and ...

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