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SLAUGHTER IN THE MUD: HENRY V AT AGINCOURT

Henry V leads the original “Band of Brothers” to a bloody triumph against all odds on Saint Crispin’s Day, 1415 “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother; … Continue reading

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A MOST SANGUINARY AFFAIR: BLOODY TOWTON

Palm Sunday, 1461: On a bleak, windswept Yorkshire plateau two Medieval armies clashed amidst a snowstorm; brutally hacking and slashing with sword, halberd and bill in what was to be the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought on English soil. … Continue reading

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