King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt 1415The Hundred Years’ War raged for over 100 years and divided England and France like never before. Today on the Medieval Archives Podcast we look at a battle during the last phase of the Hundred Years’ War, The Battle of Agincourt.

King Henry V of England, vastly outnumbered fought for his Kingdom and his life. Find out how he lead a weary band of men against insurmountable odds. Will Henry survive? Will he defeat the French? Find out in this episode of the Medieval Archives Podcast.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • Origins of the Hundred Years’ War
  • Henry V
  • French Superiority
  • Death of Chivalry
  • Treaty of Troyes
  • Hollow Crown
  • And more…

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Agincourt Carol Lyrics

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Deo gratias Anglia redde pro victoria!
[England, give thanks to God for victory!]

Owre Kynge went forth to Normandy
With grace and myght of chyvalry
Ther God for hym wrought mervelusly;
Wherefore Englonde may call and cry

Deo gratias![Thanks to God]
Deo gratias Anglia redde pro victoria!
[England, give thanks to God for victory!]

He sette sege, forsothe to say,
To Harflu towne with ryal aray;
That toune he wan and made afray
That Fraunce shal rewe tyl domesday.


Then went hym forth, owre king comely,
In Agincourt feld he faught manly;
Throw grace of God most marvelsuly,
He had both feld and victory.


Ther lordys, erles and barone
Were slayne and taken and that full soon,
Ans summe were broght into Lundone
With joye and blisse and gret renone.


Almighty God he keep owre kynge,
His peple, and alle his well-wyllynge,
And give them grace wythoute endyng;
Then may we call and savely syng:


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