By Christopher Rothero
A mix of dynastic disputes, feudal quibbles, alternate disagreements and historic antagonism led to the outlet of the Hundred Years warfare in 1337. the 1st significant English land victory during this clash used to be the conflict of Crécy. This pitted the French military, then thought of the simplest in Europe, opposed to the English lower than King Edward III. The conflict tested the longbow as essentially the most feared guns of the medieval interval, a name bolstered on the bloody conflict of Poitiers the place a lot of the French the Aristocracy used to be slaughtered and their king captured by means of the English host.
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