Events for Friday 25th October 2013


On This Day in History

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Battle of Agincourt

25th October 1415

On St Crispin's Day, 25 October 1415, Henry V's small English force routed the French in the most famous clash of the Hundred Years' War. On a battlefield east of the tiny village of Agincourt in northern France, the English king's heavily outnumbered army repelled the massed attacks of the enemy and killed or captured leading members of the French nobility. The encounter changed the course of the war and its impact on English history endures to this day.

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Agincourt
(Paperback - 192 pages)
by Michael K Jones

On St Crispin's Day, 25 October 1415, Henry V's small English force routed the French in the most famous clash of the Hundred Years' War. On a battlefield east of the tiny village of Agincourt in northern France, the English king's heavily outnumbered army repelled the massed attacks of the… Read more...

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This Day's Events

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History Weekend

Starts: Fri 25th October
Ends: Sun 27th October
Price: Various, see website for details
Tel: 0844 871 8819
Website: http://www.historyweekend.com/

Malmesbury Town Hall, Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 9BZ

Weekend of talks in Wiltshire

The first ever BBC History Magazine weekend festival in the ancient hilltop town of Malmesbury, will feature a weekend of talks by more than 20 top-name historians in two lecture rooms in Malmesbury’s Town Hall, and inside Malmesbury Abbey.

There will be a fully-stocked history bookshop, courtesy of Waterstones Cirencester, within the Town Hall for the duration of the festival, where the speakers will be signing books.





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