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The Hundred Years' War: A Captivating Guide to One of the Most Notable Conflicts of the Middle Ages and in European History and the Life of Joan of Arc

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Categories: History, European
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If you want to discover the captivating history of the Hundred Years' War, then pay attention...

Two captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • The Hundred Years’ War: A Captivating Guide to the Conflicts Between the English House of Plantagenet and the French House of Valois That Took Place During the Middle Ages
  • Joan of Arc: A Captivating Guide to a Heroine of France and Her Role During the Lancastrian Phase of the Hundred Years’ War

Some of the topics covered in part one of this audiobook include: 

  • "The Edwardian War (1337-1360)"
  • "A Question of Succession"
  • "Striking the First Blow"
  • "Death of a Different Ilk"
  • "The Black Prince's Raid"
  • "The Treaty of Brétigny"
  • "The Caroline War (1369-1389)"
  • "Charles the Wise"
  • "The Death of John Chandos"
  • "A French Victory"
  • "The Great Chevauchée"
  • "A Baby King"
  • "Joan and the Siege"
  • "The Last Battles"
  • And much, much more...

Some of the topics covered in part two of this audiobook include: 

  • "The Unending War"
  • "A Whispered Prophecy"
  • "The First Vision"
  • "The Doubt of Baudricourt"
  • "A Prediction of Defeat"
  • "An Audience with the King"
  • "The Road to Orléans"
  • "Arrival at Orléans"
  • "Capture"
  • "Captive"
  • "A Saint Tried for Heresy"
  • "The Burning of Jeanne d'Arc"
  • And much, much more...

So if you want to learn more about the Hundred Years' War, scroll up, and get this audiobook today!

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solid guide

I highly recommend this book to all who want to know about how the rivalry between England and France developed and how the rivalry led to war that made it not just a hundred year war, but a war that lasted well over 400 years.

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USEFUL BOOK

. If you want to learn a lot about the period, this is it. The book is both factual and insightful.

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love book

This war resulted in many significant changes. Language, national identity, weaponry, and even the way that people think about war changed forever.

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fascinating

The story of this war is made fascinating and, at timese, inspiring by its characters. There is a young prince, dressed all in black, leading his father's army to victory; here are boy kings and fierce queens, prisoners who believe in honor, hailstorms that stop entire campaigns, and a wonderful story of a young peasant girl who changed the course of history

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excellent work

The war marked both the height of chivalry and its subsequent decline, as well as the development of strong national identities in both countries.

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successful guide

This is the kind of history book I love. Super detailed, tons of character and setting to bring it to life, and true to the facts. I felt like I learned more reading this book than I did in a lot of the history classes that I paid good money for over the years. Honestly, this book rocks. And I believe I got it for free on Reddit, so that makes it sooooo much better.

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delicious guide

This is an enlightening look at a truly troubled/extended period of European history.
Crazy times - thousands of people suffered and died purely because lords and royalty wanted to expand the land (and taxes) they controlled - at the ultimate expense of the average inhabitants.

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fascianting


This book was really interesting to read. I definitely recommend reading this volume, because you will not be disappointed. This is particularly true for people that are interested in this period of history specifically.

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satisfied

The Hundred Years War was a tangle of people and countries hating each other with the zeal of an 80's soap opera! Thanks to this book, I understand it much more.

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easy guide

I was always interested in this period, it was always glossed over during my school years. I read this with anticipation, and I was not disappointed. Great read. A definite must for anyone that has even the slightest interest in this...

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  • DarrelGrant
  • 09-12-19

Good book

Wonderful history book with detailed descriptions of character.But it is less acerbic than one might think considering the author's usual thoughts about humanity.

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  • Moor Dalton
  • 09-07-19

I did liked the book

I didn't quite like the beginning because it went pretty slow. If I could change anything in the book it would be adding more excitement in the starting part, because I'm an author also and I know what most of the people want.

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  • steven kelly
  • 09-07-19

supported by a project of mine

This is a great history of the Hundred Years War (1337 C.E. [Common Era] through 1453 C.E.).Excellent book! I would get it again.

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  • Sophia
  • 09-07-19

Great history book

This book does an outstanding job of explaining the issues, fights, and personalities that developed this time in history. A great start to those who know nothing about the Hundred Years War. Maybe those who want a real in-depth study of the war should look elsewhere.

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  • Sylvie
  • 09-07-19

Good info

Good info on how armies changed, how kings funded them and the overall conception of the war on nobility and commoners. Good spread of family trees to understand the claims.

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  • JesusGonzales
  • 09-06-19

A Comprehensive Tool

A Captivating Guide of what must have been one of the most dangerous periods of European history. Battle after battle, attack after the attack, French and British hit each other mercilessly for the power over the resources of France, the whole period under a code of conduct that today we have great trouble in understanding.

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  • MarioSims
  • 09-06-19

A Must BOOK!

Greatly enlightening and very well written. I would prescribe this book to anyone requiring to understand the hundred years of war.

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  • EstelleChoi
  • 09-06-19

AWESOME CONTENT!!

Amazingly perfect, the two warring societies we all related French, so it is more of a civil war than a fight among two nation-states. If the English and French frontiers and cultures had blurred boundaries before, after the lines of separation were very bright and solid.

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  • Arsha
  • 09-03-19

Wonderful

Multi-generational war based on greed, ambition, pride. Also a transition from ancient warfare to more modern methods, like ranged combat with longbows and gunpowder.

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  • Kenny
  • 09-03-19

FIVE STARS

The Hundred Years War is one of my beloved periods of European history. This book is collected with knowledge which packed lots of gaps in my experience of the period.