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Crécy 1346: Triumph of the longbow (Campaign)
Crécy 1346: Triumph of the longbow (Campaign)
by David Nicolle

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The Battle of Crecy was the first major land battle of the Hundred Years War (1337-1453). It pitted the French army, then considered the best in Europe, and their miscellaneous allies against the English under King Edward III and the 'Black Prince', who as yet had no great military reputation; this was the battle where he 'won his spurs'. The Genoese crossbowmen were outshot by the English longbows and the pattern was set for the rest of the day: the French cavalry were committed piecemeal in fruitless charges against strong English positions, losing perhaps 10,000 men in the course of the fighting. After almost a millennium in which cavalry had dominated the field of battle, the infantryman, and particularly the longbowman, now ruled supreme.



Product Details/Specifications:
Author: David Nicolle
Creator: Graham Turner
Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Manufacturer: Osprey Publishing
EAN: 9781855329669
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 1855329662
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 96
Publication date: 2000-06-25
Release date: 2000-06-25
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)

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