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Hundred Years’ War

Why is Joan of Arc important in the Hundred Years' War?

The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts that engulfed Europe between 1337 and 1453. Although the main opponents were England and France, other powers were often pulled into the conflicts....

Latest answer posted January 22, 2017 8:36 am UTC

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Describe the treatment of the French by the English invaders during the Hundred Years' War.

Throughout the Hundred Years' War, the treatment of the French populace by the English tended to be brutal and cruel. This was particularly the case in Brittany, Normandy, and Gascony, where much...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2020 3:36 pm UTC

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How was terrorism used by the English to disrupt French resistance

During the Hundred Years’ War, the English used something called a chevauchée to disrupt French resistance to their campaigns. In French, the word “chevauchée” literally means “horse charge,” and...

Latest answer posted December 16, 2019 1:51 pm UTC

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What caused the Hundred Years' War? 

There were a number of causes of the One Hundred Years War. Foremost was the question of inheritance and titles among kings. Due to complicated family lineage and ties between the French and...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2018 7:16 pm UTC

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Who were the main two people involved in the Hundred Years' War? 

Because the Hundred Years' War spanned such a long period in time, and because in reality it was actually a series of conflicts between England, France, and several other kingdoms and feudal...

Latest answer posted June 9, 2013 1:05 am UTC

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During the Hundred Years' War what factors help account for England's success during the war?

Although the English ultimately lost, they did have successes at various points in the wars we now call the Hundred Years' War. One reason for this was that the British had better tactics and...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2012 5:54 am UTC

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