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    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 contributing factors to the war was when the last French king, Charles IV, died in 1328, leaving no direct heir to the throne (Allmad 1). Edward III, the King of England, claimed the French throne because his mother, Isabelle, was Charles’ sister…

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    was one 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…

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    We must not let the muslims ally with the Byzantine Empire, their alliance could risk our whole army and could mean a humiliating defeat for us that would be unacceptable. The small council must deliberate whether we are going to take pacific actions stabilizing an alliance with the Byzantine Empire securing a safe-passage for the HRE and the Hungarians to Holy Land or if we are going to focus our strength and resources launch a military attack through the mediterranean sea. We need to stay…

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    Pope Gregory VIII lived a short life as pope that lasted a mere 57 days,but in this time he issued the official decree for the third crusade and put the church back into friendly relations with the Holy Roman empire.His next successor was Pope clement VII as pope Gregory issued the third crusade clement was able to push England and France to work together for this religious conquest. Leaders of the Third Crusade The Third crusade was being organized by each of these men and they each played…

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    He was very involved with his land in France and was very focused on his rivalry with Prince Philip, as he wanted as much land in France as possible, even more than the actual king of France did. Although some may say that Richard was fighting for England and was fighting crusades for the church so he could be seen as pious. However, in his ten-year reign, only 6 months of it was spent in England. It did seem as if as soon as Richard returned home, he wanted to leave again. This showed that he…

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    son of Francois I, King of France, Henri II. The King and the rest of the French public quickly realised that Catherine’s rank was somewhat low to be marrying a prince, and that her dowry should have been larger. However, Francois I…

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    Have you heard about the country of Araluen, I bet you probably haven’t, Araluen is a country that is comparable, but not exactly like England. Araluen is part of the Book series “Ranger's Apprentice” by John Flannagan. It is about a country called Araluen, and a key part of that country the Rangers. England on the other hand has many sources but the one I’m using comes from BBC, it is wriiten by Prof. Tom James.The BBC source is about England during it’s middle ages. I am comparing and…

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    small capital of Ajaccio, Corsica, Napoleon Bonaparte. A great fact is that he was named after a well-known Egyptian religious symbol (Thutmose III). Maria Letizia Ramolino and Carlo Bonaparte had eight living kids and Napoleon was the second son of the eight. Napoleon was a small and furious young boy and would often fight his older brother (Joseph Bonaparte) and even win those childish and foolish fights. The Bonaparte family was known for being generous and Napoleon was no different because…

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    Saint Catherine was born in Siena, Italy on March 25, 1347 during the outbreak of the plague. She was the twenty-fifth child born to her mother, although almost half of her brothers and sisters died during their childhood. Bonaventura, Catherine’s sister, died at the age of sixteen, leaving her husband as a widower. Her parents thought that this would be a great opportunity for Catherine to marry, so they suggested that he marry her as a replacement. Catherine was appalled by this idea and ended…

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    Not since Julius Caesar and his expansive Roman Empire had there been a leader so pervasive or impressing as Napoleon Bonaparte. Born on the previously Italian, then French island of Corsica in 1769 and raised by the middling yet technically noble Buonaparté family, Napoleon would, by the end of his life, come to rule France as its First Consul and, later, constitutional emperor for a total of fifteen war-filled years. By age 20, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in France’s 1st…

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