Agincourt, Battle of

 1415. agoraphobia. Fear of open spaces.

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  • Agincourt, Battle of — (October 25, 1415) Battle resulting in the decisive victory of the English over the French in the Hundred Years War. In pursuit of his claim to the French throne, Henry V invaded Normandy with an army of 11,000 men in August 1415. The English… …   Universalium

  • Agincourt, Battle of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • battle — battle1 battler, n. /bat l/, n., v., battled, battling. n. 1. a hostile encounter or engagement between opposing military forces: the battle of Waterloo. 2. participation in such hostile encounters or engagements: wounds received in battle. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • Agincourt — can refer to:* Azincourt, a commune of the Pas de Calais département in northern France ** Battle of Agincourt, 1415, part of the Hundred Years War. ** The Agincourt Carol, an English folk song composed not long after the battle. ** Azincourt, A… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Nagashino — Part of the Sengoku period General launching his troops to attack the castle of Nagashino in 1575, by Yoshitoshi …   Wikipedia

  • Agincourt — n. 1. a battle in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415. It was named for the site at which it occurred. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Agincourt — Battle of 25 October 1415. The monumental battle between Henry V and the French forces arrayed against him, slaying three French dukes, the constable of France, nine counts, 90 lords and more than 5,000 knights. The battle crushed the French… …   Medieval glossary

  • Agincourt — [aj′in kôrt΄; ] Fr [ ȧ zhan ko͞or′] village in N France, near Calais: site of a battle (1415) won by England in the Hundred Years War with France …   English World dictionary

  • Battle of Agincourt — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Agincourt partof=the Hundred Years War caption=The Battle of Agincourt, 15th century miniature date=25 October (Saint Crispin s Day) 1415 place=Agincourt, France result=Decisive English victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle class destroyer — The Battle class were a class of destroyers of the British Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Built in three groups, the first group were ordered under the 1942 naval estimates. A modified second and third group, together with two… …   Wikipedia

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