Agincourt

Jane Lapotaire reads Juliet Barker's book about the battle of Agincourt and the events leading up to it.

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0120060109

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Exploring the kingdom Henry V inherited from his father, Henry IV.

0220060110

Henry begins preparations to reclaim his territories in France.

He has 12 ships, but he needs 700.

0320060111

History shows there are two key elements in winning a war - men and money.

Henry V has the men, but can he get the money to pay them?

0420060112

After a successful five-week siege of the city of Harfleur, which cost him half his army, Henry has marched the remainder of his journey for three weeks in the pouring rain to meet the enemy at Agincourt.

The French outnumber him at least four to one.

0520060113

Generous to his own men, the victorious Henry was unforgiving to his enemies.