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There can be no doubt that military conflict between France and England dominated European history in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. This war is of considerable interest both because of its duration and the number of theatres in which it was fought. In this book, Hundred Years' War expert Dr Anne Curry reveals how the war can reveal much about the changing nature of warfare: the rise of infantry and the demise of the knight; the impact of increased use of gunpowder and the effect of the wars on generations of people around it.

About the Author


Anne Curry is Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Professor of Medieval History at the University of Southampton, UK. She is the author of several books, including Agincourt: A New History (2005) and Henry V: From Playboy Prince to Warrior King (2015). She is also the editor of numerous titles, such as The Battle of Agincourt (2015; with Malcolm Mercer) and The Agincourt Companion (2015; with Daniel Spencer, Thom Richardson and Peter Hoskins).

A former President of the Historical Association, Professor Curry is Chair of the Agincourt 600 Committee in conjunction with the Royal Armouries.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781841762692
ISBN-10: 1841762695
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: November 13th, 2002
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Essential Histories