Battle of Agincourt

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The Battle of Azincourt was an English victory against a larger French army in the Hundred Years' War. The battle occurred on Friday 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), in northern France. Henry V's victory started a new period in the war, in which Henry V married the French king's daughter and his son was made heir to the throne of France, but his achievement was squandered by his heirs, notably Henry VI.

While Henry V led his troops into battle and actually participated in hand to hand fighting, the French king of the time, Charles VI, did not command the French army himself as he suffered from mental illness and delusions which rendered him incapacitated. Instead the French were commanded by Constable Charles d'Albret and various prominent French noblemen of the Armagnac party.


  Father Mother Death date Age at death
Charles of Albret (c1370-1415) Arnaud Amanieu d'Albret (1338-1401) Marguerite de Bourbon (1344-1416) 25 October 1415 45
Antoine of Brabant (1384-1415) Philip of Burgundy (1342-1404) Margaret III of Flanders (1348-1405) 25 October 1415 31
Jean I d'Alençon (1385-1415) Pierre II d'Alençon (1340-1404) Marie Chamaillard (c1345-1425) 25 October 1415 30
Philip II of Nevers (1389-1415) Philip of Burgundy (1342-1404) Margaret III of Flanders (1348-1405) 25 October 1415 26
Dafydd Gam ap Llywelyn (c1351-1415) Llywelyn ap Hywel (Fychan) (c1330-) Mawd ferch Ieuan (c1329-) 1415 64
Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York (1373-1415) Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York (1341-1402) Isabella de Castilla (1355-1392) 25 October 1415 42
Robert de Marle (1390-1415) Henri de Bar (1362-1397) Marie de Coucy (1366-1404) 25 October 1415 25
Roger Vaughan (c1377-1415) Roger Hen (the elder) Ann Devereux (c1363-) 25 October 1415
Ferry I de Vaudémont (1371-1415) Jean I de Lorraine (1346-1390) Sophie von Württemberg (1343-1369) 25 October 1415 44
Michael de la Pole, 3rd Earl of Suffolk (1394-1415) Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk (1367-1415) Katherine de Stafford (c1376-1419) 25 October 1415 21
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