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Order of the Garter

Duration: 01:47

Dr Janina Ramirez explains how the highest order of English knighthood came into being.

Available since: Fri 8 Feb 2013

This clip is from

Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War Trouble in the Family: 1337-1360

1/3 Edward III crushes the flower of French knighthood at the Battle of Crecy.

First broadcast: 11 Feb 2013

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