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April 13, 2010 Hundred Years War o Between France and England o Why call it the hundred years war? Actually lasted 120 years o Why did it breakout? Flanders Gascony Edward told Phillip to stay out of his Gascony 2 rightful heirs (Edward III of England and Phillip VI of France) o How was everything different after it? Flanders o Wealthy city of trade o Revival of commerce in western Europe o Center of wool and cloth industry Gascony o Small region still under English control in 1337 in south-western France Phase 1: 1337-1360  The Edwardian War o Battle of Crecy, 1346 Gave the English victory and a stronghold on the continent From there they moved up to Calais and took it English had a devastating victory o Battle of Poitiers, 1356 Definitive battle for the English in the 1 st  phase
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English captured the French king Ransom bankrupted France
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course MDST 201 taught by Professor Hamonic during the Fall '10 term at University of Tennessee.

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