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Posts Tagged ‘Hundred years war’

The Lordship of Entwistle: From Edgeworth to Edgehill and beyond

Entwistle

As we’ve said in previous articles, although Lordships were often in place before William the Conqueror invaded, it was William who formalised their existence. Entwistle is very different in this respect, however. It was created in 1212, under King John’s reign, by one of his trusted knights, William… and it’s proved to have quite some…

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On this day 21st September

1435 – An agreement between Charles VII of France and Phillip the Good ends the partnership between the English and Burgundy in Hundred Years War. During our research we often see instances of the lords being involved in well known battles, wars and crusades, The Hundred Years War being one of them.

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On this day 26th August

1346  – Hundred Years War, the military supremacy of the English longbow over the French combination of crossbow and armored knights is established at the Battle of Crecy.

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