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  • 1 Hundred Years' War — Clockwise, from top left: John of Bohemia at the Battle of Crécy, Plantagenet and Franco Castilian fleets at the Battle of La Rochelle …

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  • 2 Hundred Years War — Hundred Years War, the a series of wars between England and France from 1337 1453, when the English kings tried to keep control of land which they ruled in France. The French finally won, and forced the English to leave France …

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  • 3 Hundred Years' War — n. a series of English French wars (1337 to 1453), in which England lost all its possessions in France except Calais (lost to France in 1558) …

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  • 4 Hundred Years War — (1337–1453)    The “Hundred Years War” is a nineteenthcentury term conventionally applied to an intermittent series of Anglo French wars fought between 1337 and 1453. Spanning the reigns of five monarchs in each country, the Hundred Years War… …

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  • 5 Hundred Years' War (1337–1360) — The Edwardian War was the first phase of the Hundred Years War, lasting from 1337 to 1360, from the outbreak of hostilities until the signing of the Treaty of Brétigny. This 23 year period was marked by the startling victories of Edward III of… …

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  • 6 Hundred Years' War (1369–1389) — The Caroline War was the second phase of the Hundred Years War between France and England, following the Edwardian War. It was so named after Charles V of France, who resumed the war after the Treaty of Brétigny (signed 1360). In May 1369, the… …

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  • 7 Hundred Years' War — noun the series of wars fought intermittently between France and England; 1337 1453 • Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare • Part Meronyms: ↑Crecy, ↑battle of Crecy * * * the series of wars between England and France, 1337 1453, in which England… …

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  • 8 Hundred Years' War —    The Hundred Years War between France and England lasted from 1337 to 1453. It was caused above all by the rivalry between King philip vi of France and King Edward III of England who, upon the death of King Charles iv, the last Capetian in the… …

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  • 9 Hundred Years' War (1415–1429) — The Lancastrian War was the third phase of the Anglo French Hundred Years War. It lasted from 1415, when Henry V of England invaded Normandy, to 1429 when English successes were reversed by the arrival of Joan of Arc. It followed a long period of …

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  • 10 Hundred Years' War — the series of wars between England and France, 1337 1453, in which England lost all its possessions in France except Calais. * * * (1337–1453) Intermittent armed conflict between England and France over territorial rights and the issue of… …

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  • 11 Hundred Years' War — noun A conflict between France and England, lasting 116 years from 1337 to 1453 …

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  • 12 Hundred Years' War — A 19c phrase for the conflict between England and France from 1337 to 1453. Edward III laid claim to the French throne in 1337, adopting the title in 1340, but other issues fuelled the conflict. At first successful in battle, his fortunes were… …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 13 Hundred Years War — The interminable series of conflicts between England and France which lasted from May 1337 to October 1453. Although it was initiated by a clash over control of the Flemish wool trade, the roots of this conflict dated back to William the… …

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  • 14 Hundred Years War — a war between France and England that lasted, with long periods between battles, from the 1340s to the 1450s. The English were trying to get control of France, and won some major battles, including Crécy (1346) and Agincourt (1415), but by the… …

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  • 15 Hundred Years' War —    Series of wars between France and England that began with the decision of King Edward III of England to invade France in 1337 and lasted sporadically until 1453, when the French finally drove the English armies from French soil. The war fell… …

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  • 16 Hundred Years War — It was introduced in 1345. This could amount to some 100 marks a quarter or £300 a year. Cf. Contract captain; Vadia guerre …

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  • 17 Hundred Years’ War —  Series of wars (1337–1453) in which France wrested back all its territory from England except Calais …

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  • 18 Hundred Years' War — war between England and France in the 14th and 15th centuries …

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  • 19 Hundred Years War — noun the series of wars between France and England from 1338 to 1453 …

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  • 20 Hundred Years War —    The war between England and France from 1337 AD to 1453 AD.    This war started when Edward III declared himself the King of France. See Cog …

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