Peter Hoskins, Richard Barber
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Softback, 224 pages
CRECY 1346: A TOURISTS’ GUIDE
On 26 August 1346, near the village of Crecy in northern France, Edward III’s outnumbered English army confronted the French forces of Philip VI and won one of the most remarkable battles of the Hundred Years War. Edward’s victory had a major impact on the course of the conflict, and it ranks alongside Poitiers and Agincourt as a landmark in the history of medieval warfare. And now, thanks to this detailed, highly illustrated guide, visitors can explore the battlefield for themselves and retrace the entire course of the Crecy campaign. Peter Hoskins and Richard Barber set Edward’s victory within the context of the Hundred Years War and provide a graphic account of the battle.