Festival talks by Gordon Corrigan

10. THE HUNDRED YEARS’ WAR

Military historian Gordon Corrigan’s magnificent account of the Hundred Years War will be brisk, combative and refreshingly straightforward. The great kings, men and battles of the period will receive the full reassessment they deserve. He will argue that this battle for succession sparked a revolution in the English way of waging war and that its abiding significance was to set England on the road to nationhood.

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