Example sentences for: agincourt

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Henry V is, in fact, Shakespeare's archetype of the perfect Hero-King precisely because of his Machiavellian qualities (which certainly are present)--Henry understands, as he explains during his tour of the army before Agincourt, that the moral demands upon a King are very different from those upon ordinary men.

  • 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.


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