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    One of the longest wars in history, the Hundred Years War was a bloodthirsty period of battle between England and France. The war was not limited to England and France; Scotland, a French ally, battled against England. It was further complicated by a civil war in France from 1407 to 1435 between the Burgundians and Armagnacs, noble factions in France. The English and French both supported different sides of the civil war in Spain, which prolonged the Hundred Years War. It was actually 116 years in length, despite what its name suggests. The cause of the war was both territorial and political. The reason for the length of the war was the English’s initial advantages as well as outside battles. France had four times the resources of the English,…

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    Its essential base was that a sequence of ruler’s dispute began when the defeat of England by William of Normandy generated a nation situated on both sides of the English passage. In the 14th century the English leaders guided the territory of Guyenne in France. They disliked remunerating reverence to the French leaders, and they dreaded the growth power applied by the French monarch above its substantial feudal servants. The instant reason of the 100 Years War were the discontent of Edward III…

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    got me interested in the history of England and the various battles that took place there. Different countries experienced different effects from the conflicts. Powerfully strengthened by the battles; England became a one of the dominant countries in Europe. This paper explores the Hundred Years’ War which was a series of battles between England and France, and the complications of the historical relationship between the two neighboring countries. Also discussed are the numerous technological…

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    invasion of Northern France in 1339, to the surrender of Bordeaux in 1453, the Hundred Years’ War is considered one of the bloodiest wars of its time (Saunders, Turnbull 125, 142). The war lasted 116 years (125). The Hundred Years’ War illustrates turmoil in history where England tried to control France so that the English kings could expand their territorial holding in France. The Hundred Years War that started in 1337 was actually series of wars (Saunders, Turnbull 125). One of the main…

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    Hundred Year's War

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    The hundred year’s war erupted between two long time medieval rivals, England and France. The war lasted even more than one hundred years with many people, battles, and even a French civil war.When France and England had that temporary cease fire, it could have been over. The civil war is what drew England back in. Without the war most likely never would have started again. The one hundred year’s war was a long one, with many peculiar events. King Edward III of England was one major player in…

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    that would help shape the history of Europe. This war as the name entails was a war that lasted near a hundred years between England and France. The war was the start of a revolution in where the combat superiority of the knight was beginning to give way to infantry Since this war was one that took over the course of such a long period of time it is impossible to see how the two countries compared to each other in many different aspects. To look at each of their militaries at the beginning of…

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    The Hundred Years War period, from1337-1453, tells the story of an entire nation growing in strength and independence through the grace of God. After the Norman Conquest, it was evident that the nation of England was growing in strength and power, whereas the nation of France was rapidly ceasing to hold its power and strength. By the year 1337, England was in control of almost half of France. Subsequent to these events, King Edward III of England made claims to the throne of France, which thus…

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    The Black Plague Analysis

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    to punish them. White hooded pilgrims called Flagellants walked the streets whipping themselves to seek forgiveness for sins. Finally, many people believed that the plague was caused by the Jews. They believed that the Jews were “plotting the extinction of his church” and “planned to wipe out all the Christians with poison” by putting bags of poison in wells and springs. At the same time as the Black Plague, Edward II, a “weak and gullible” man who was disliked by all of England because of…

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    King Richard's Downfall

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    In Shakespeare’s historical yet a tragedy play “The Life and Death of King Richard the Second”, Richard has come to show that he is one character that is very complex based on the different characteristics that are displayed throughout the play. Whether the common people found him a miserable King of England or an indecisive and childish ruler, not many people appreciated his time on throne. For this reasoning, Scene 5.5 of this play has evidently showed why King Richard has led to his downfall…

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    nobles, Richard is making enemies among the nobility. Another reason why seizing the estate is a mistake is because Bolingbroke will return to lay claim to his estate. In this scene, the Welsh captain is convinced that Richard has been killed already and he leaves with his men. The Earl of Salisbury initially tries to convince the captain to remain, but gives up and makes some remarks about Richard’s downfall. Salisbury’s remarks foreshadow the fact the Richard will presently lose the throne.…

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