Example sentences for: agincourt

How can you use “agincourt” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • According to the original form of the tale, before the battle of Agincourt, immortalized in Shakespeare's Henry V, the French taunted the English longbowmen by waving two fingers at them, saying that those fingers (used to pull back the bowstring) could never defeat the mighty French.

  • Today, most historians believe that the Battle of Agincourt was more fun than Aunt Selma.

  • When Henry hears at Agincourt that the French have sent in reinforcements, he orders his men to kill their French prisoners--a terrifying act for men facing the prospect of imprisonment themselves.

  • Just before the great battle with the French at Agincourt, Henry V is told that Bardolph, a member of his old gang, has been caught stealing a small statue of Christ from a local church.

  • Between France and England ensued tangled marital alliances and military clashes more important to national morale than to resolving their perennial conflict — such as Bouvines (1214), a victory for the French, and Crécy (1346) and Agincourt (1415) for the English.


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