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Contemporary chronicles of the Hundred Years War

from the works of Jean le Bel, Jean Froissart & Enguerrand de Monstrelet; translated [from the French] & edited by Peter E. Thompson

by Peter Edmund Thompson

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Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

On spine: The Hundred Years War. Bibliography: p. [346]-347.

Other titlesThe Hundred Years War
ContributionsLe Bel, Jehan, d. ca. 1370, Monstrelet, Enguerrand de, d. 1453, Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?
The Physical Object
Pagination358 p. illus., maps. ;
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24425046M

"War never ends. There have been two world wars since lasting for ten years, but wars have continued for a hundred years since then in many parts of the world: wars between nations, tribes and factions, wars over religion and beliefs, wars fought for land or oil or history or power, civil wars, political wars, and the Cold War when the West remained on a war-footing while supposedly at peace. 1 st ENGLISH ed Froissart Chronicles Medieval Hundred Years War Chivalry. The first English printing of Froissart’s ‘Chronicles.’ (Pollard & Redgrave I, ) EXCEEDINGLY RARE with 2 nd editions selling for over $20, We offer here the TRUE FIRST .

Hundred Year's War () Jean de Venette: Chronicle; Continuation of Guillaume de Nangis. Includes reliable first hand accounts, with a terrible famine, the backdrop of the Hundred Years' War, the Battle of Crecy, the Peasant's War and the siege of Calais.   This book is a mixture of contemporary accounts of the times, modern asides, and gorgeous photography of the locations, buildings, and artwork of the period. Although some of the If my house was burning down, and I could save, let's say, two books from the fire, I would choose this book, as well as Hallam's Four Gothic Kings: The Turbulent 4/5.

  The battle of Crécy taught all the armies of Europe that the longbow would reign as the supreme weapon in battle for the next years. Ten years later in , and a few years after the ravages of the Black Death, the Black Prince conducted and won the most valuable battle of the Hundred Year's War, at by: 1. Hundred Years’ War, intermittent struggle between England and France in the 14th–15th century over a series of disputes, including the question of the legitimate succession to the French crown. By convention it is said to have lasted from to , but there had been periodic fighting since the 12th century.


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Hundred Year War or The CHRONICLES is a comprehensive narrative from the distant past. Over a period of 30 years. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to. The Chronicles of Froissart () are one of the greatest contemporary records of fourteenth-century England and France. Depicting the great age of Anglo-French rivalry from the deposition of Edward II to the downfall of Richard II, Froissart powerfully portrays the deeds of knights in battle at Sluys, Crecy, Calais and Poitiers during the Hundred Years War.4/5.

War never ends. There have been two world wars since lasting for ten years, but wars have continued for a hundred years since then in many parts of the world: wars between nations, tribes a The Hundred Years' War - modern war poems - Read book online. The Chronicles of Froissart () are one of the greatest contemporary records of fourteenth-century England and France.

Depicting the great age of Anglo-French rivalry from the deposition of Edward II to the downfall of Richard II, Froissart powerfully portrays the deeds of knights in battle at Sluys, Crecy, Calais and Poitiers during the Hundred Years War/5(39). Froissart's Chronicles (or Chroniques) were written in French by Jean Froissart, chronicling the Hundred Years' War from the reign of Edward III until For centuries the Chronicles have been recognized as the chief expression of the chivalric revival of 14th-century England and France.

aspects of the Hundred Years War. The task was carried out, in remarkable circumstances, more than forty years ago by a good friend of England, the French historian, Edouard Perroy. With justice, his book is still regarded as the soundest narrative account of the war File Size: 3MB.

The Hundred Years War chronicles the history behind one of Europe’s most famous wars, as well as the conflict’s battles and leaders. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about the Hundred Years War like never before, in no time at all.4/5(25).

An analysis of texts narrating the Hundred Years War, from contemporary accounts to the sixteenth century. The Hundred Years War in Literature, Joanna Bellis.

Hardback $ the chronicles of the Hundred Years War. The Hundred Years War In The High Court of Parlement, trans Fred Cheyette. Hundred Years War: Treaty of Troyes, and Conditions in France in Philippe de Commynes: Portrait of Louis IX [r.

] (c. ) Joan of Arc. Joan of Arc: Letter to the King of France, The Chronicles of Jean Froissart are famous for their vivid descriptions of this period. They cover the years to and deal mainly with the events of the Hundred Years War.

Froissart sought out and interviewed eye-witnesses of the incidents he describes and his Chronicles are full of colourful detail. Jean de Venette, or Jean Fillons (c. – c. ) was a French Carmelite friar, from Venette, Oise, who became the Prior of the Carmelite monastery in the Place Maubert, Paris, and was a Provincial Superior of France from to He is the author of L'Histoire des Trois Maries, a long French poem on the legend of the Three Marys, giving his name at the start of the text, and has Born: Jean de Venette, c.Venette, Fr.

Jean Froissart’s Chroniques cover the period from around to around and are the single most important contemporary prose narrative about the first part of the Hundred Years’ War.

More than manuscript volumes containing the Chronicles have survived in more than 30 different libraries across Europe and North America. The Hundred Years War was a series of conflicts from towaged between the House of Plantagenet, rulers of England and the French House of Valois, over the right to rule the Kingdom of side drew many allies into the war.

It was one of the most notable conflicts of the Middle Ages, in which five generations of kings from two rival dynasties fought for the throne of the Location: France, the Low Countries, Great Britain. For a short survey see Osprey's Essential Histories - - The Hundred Years' War The problem with THW is it wasn't a war, it was a multi-generational period of on-off conflict in Europe that later historians grouped together since there were some commonalities.Froissart (), sometimes described as the historian of the Hundred Years' War, was one of the first great journalists.

His Chronicles reveal the same curiosity about character and customs which underlies the works of his contemporary, Chaucer.