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Trouble in the Family: 1337-1360

Dr Janina Ramirez explores the fallout of the longest and bloodiest divorce in history, when little England dared to take on the superpower France.

Edward III rips up the medieval rule book and crushes the flower of French knighthood at the Battle of Crecy with his low-born archers. His son, the Black Prince, conducts a campaign of terror, helping to bring France to her knees.

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Fri 9 Oct 2015 01:40

Janina Ramirez: the Hundred Years War

Daunting, thrilling and exhausting

My blood ran cold when I saw those opening lines ‘Here begins the Tales of Canterbury’...

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