The Hundred Years War

The English in France 1337-1453
Narrated by: Nigel Patterson
Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
Categories: History, Europe
4.5 out of 5 stars (55 ratings)

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From 1337 to 1453 England repeatedly invaded France on the pretext that her kings had a right to the French throne. Though it was a small, poor country, England for most of those "100 years" won the battles, sacked the towns and castles, and dominated the war. 

The protagonists of the Hundred Years War are among the most colorful in European history: Edward III, the Black Prince; Henry V, who was later immortalized by Shakespeare; the splendid but inept John II, who died a prisoner in London; Charles V, who very nearly overcame England; and the enigmatic Charles VII, who at last drove the English out.

Desmond Seward's critically acclaimed account of the Hundred Years War brings to life all of the intrigue, beauty, and royal to-the-death-fighting of that legendary century-long conflict.

©1978 Desmond Seward (P)2019 Tantor

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Accurate but reads life a history book

Seems accurate and at times is interesting. Long portions sound like a history book and where tuff for me to focus.

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