Conclusion of the Hundred Years War 11/14/05 1. Parallel Developments a. 100 Years War i. 1337 – Begins ii. 1346 – Crecy iii. 1356 – Poitiers iv. 1415 – Agincourt v. 1453 – Castillon b. Continental Europe – Success of Uni-Dimensional Pike Armies i. 1302 – Battle of Coutrai ii. 1315 – Battle of Mortgarten iii. 1339 – Battle of Laupen iv. 1389 – Battle of Sempach 2. Battle of Agincourt (Oct 25 th , 1415) a. Keegan’s Approach – Has broken new ground and has since had many followers. Innovative: looking at the battle from the perspective of individual troops. “Small group analysis” – seeing how individuals in small groups behave. Tries to apply this strategy (usually a modern strategy) to older battles. Also, he analyses by phase. A temporal division. This strategy is opposed to the single line of events narrative (looking down from God). Each battle is different for each participant. Probably, this is the best. b.
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