By Andrew Villalon, Donald Kagay

This quantity, the 1st of a two-volume set, is the paintings of fourteen ecu and American students and specializes in the broader points of the Hundred Years. those essays variety some distance afield from the normal heartlands of Hundred Years warfare reports to enquire the effect of the clash on Italy, the Low nations, and Spain and on such subject matters as city background, and the actualities of weapon use at the battlefield. many of the essays during this assortment search to reassess previous yet thorny questions lengthy linked to the clash, together with the true fast effect of gunpowder know-how on siege war through the fourteenth century and the ''purposeful'' technique of Henry V in staging and bringing in regards to the conflict of Agincourt in 1415.

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35 The dead man’s son and successor, Philip the Good (1419–1467) immediately strengthened his ties with England and, in 1420, helped force on the French crown the humiliating treaty of Troyes. The second major treaty of the war proved even harsher than that of Brétigny six decades earlier. Setting aside the Valois dauphin, it established the English king as heir apparent to the French throne. 36 33 Christopher Hibbert, Agincourt (New York, 1978); Philippe Contamine, Agincourt (Paris, 1964); Nicholas H.

However, despite its military success, Edward’s campaign ultimately turned into a costly fiasco when the restored English ally, Pedro, failed to pay his war debts, leaving the prince and many in his army to suffer and fall sick during the hot Castilian summer. 27 The dis24 For the companies’ malignant influence on Italy, see William Caferro, Mercenary Companies and the Decline of Siena (Baltimore, 1998); idem, “Slaying the Hydra-headed Beast: Italy and the Companies of Adventure in the Fourteenth Century,” in Crusaders, Condotierri, and Cannon: Medieval Warfare Around the Mediterranean, ed.

1477) Philip the Good (d. 1467) John the Fearless (d. 1419) Philip, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1404) BURGUNDY Charles III (d. 1386) Louis Charles Joan I (d. 1382) John Robert (d. 1343) Charles II (d. 1309) Charles I of Anjou (d. J. Andrew Villalon University of Cinncinati On April 3, 1367,1 as the sun rose over northern Castile, largest of five kingdoms that shared the Iberian peninsula,2 two of the century’s greatest armies faced each other across a field awaiting orders that would propel them into one of the century’s greatest battles.

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