The Hundred Years War Volume 1 (Trial by Battle) - by Jonathan Sumption.
The is volume one of Jonathan Sumption's immense
history of the Hundred Years War, it covers the period of 1328 to 1347,
and the Siege of Calais. This volume deals with the origins of the war and
the early events which were the start of a war which would last for over
one hundred years, as well as the great campaigns of Sluys, Crecy, and Calais.
Jonathan Sumption has been described as being a historian who 'makes one
almost believe that he must have been present at the events described'.
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