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References and extended reading

If you would like to take your interest in this week’s topics further, the books listed below are recommended reading and we have referred to most of them during the course.

For some of them, you will probably need access to a good library — but you will be able to find many of the titles commercially online, and second-hand copies are often available at very reasonable prices. The links here take you to Amazon.co.uk.

Comprehensive works on the Battle of Agincourt and Henry’s French campaign

The Hundred Years War

Henry V

  • Allmand, C. Henry V (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013)
  • Curry, A. Henry V (Penguin Monarchs, 2015)

Armour and equipment

The English Army

Transporting the army

The Southampton Plot

Historical sources

Killing of the prisoners

Henry’s return to England

  • Coldstream, N. ‘Pavilion’d in Splendour’: Henry V’s Agincourt Pageants’, Journal of the British Archaeological Association, 165 (2012), 153-171.

Finding the location of the battlefield

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