Timelines to Visualize History

A Project by the Department of Medieval English Literature and Historical Linguistics, University of Düsseldorf

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1346 -

The Battle of Crécy

The Battle of Crécy was the first great English land victory over the French during the first phase of the 100 Years' War. On August 26, 1346, Edward III led his army of less than 10,000 men to the Northern French village Crécy. It was especially archers who inflicted terrible losses on the thrice as large French army and it was virtually drowned in a shower of English arrows.
100 Years War, Middle English Period, Political, History