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255 news items

Washington Post

Washington Post
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 02:23:41 -0700

BRUSSELS —One of the Americans who prevented a bloodbath on a high-speed European train Friday serves in the Air Force. Another is in the Oregon National Guard. On Monday, the enlisted men became knights — of the Legion of Honor — along with ...

Huffington Post (blog)

Huffington Post (blog)
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:00:00 -0800

In the fourteenth century, French knights railed against the immorality of the English long bow, which allowed a commoner to knock a knight off his horse at over 100 yards. When cannon appeared on the battlefields of Europe, the Vatican imposed a ban ...

War on the Rocks

War on the Rocks
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 00:56:45 -0800

Despite some astonishing initial successes, de Montfort and his coterie of French knights soon found themselves struggling to preserve control over lands that seethed with resentment despite their formal conquering. The occasionally harsh winters in ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sat, 26 Sep 2015 05:13:59 -0700

Under a murderous hail, the French cavalry was cut to pieces. Horribly injured horses, running amok, became a cruel part of the bloody mayhem at the clash of French and English forces. When more heavily armed French knights began to advance on foot, ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Tue, 20 Oct 2015 04:34:17 -0700

The French knights had to march through it in full plate armour, leaving them already overcome with fatigue before they had even advanced against the English. A re-enactment of the Battle of Agincourt at Portchester Castle. Photo: © Christopher Ison ...

History

History
Fri, 23 Oct 2015 10:48:45 -0700

Though vastly outnumbered, Henry and his “band of brothers,” as William Shakespeare later called them, went on to weather an assault by French knights and score a crushing victory. On its 600th anniversary, learn nine key facts about the most famous ...
 
Redlands Daily Facts
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 01:33:45 -0800

In 1095, Urban II called for French knights to make war in the East, promising them forgiveness of sin and wealthy lands in the East. The First Crusade was launched, which ended in a French Catholic victory in Jerusalem in 1099. The problems began when ...

Discovery News

Discovery News
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 06:14:53 -0700

Fought on Oct. 25, 1415, during the Hundred Years' War, the battle was a sort of medieval equivalent of David and Goliath, with the French knights significantly outnumbering (possibly as much as six to one) Henry V's soldiers. Historians have ...
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