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Agincourt FutureLearn course nominated for an award

A video from the University of Southampton MOOC ‘Agincourt 1415: myth and reality’ was shortlisted for a British Universities Film and Video Council Learning On Screen Award, 2016. The standard of entries into this competition is extremely high and it is a considerable honour to be nominated.   The video ‘How to wear plate armour’ was produced by Kate Borthwick and Josef Brett and features a local historian describing and demonstrating how plate armour would have been worn in 1415. It was a finalist in the category ‘Courseware and curriculum...
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Agincourt Grove at Stonor Park

At the end of March 2016, as blossom was beginning to open, the last of the commemorative tree plantings for Agincourt 600 took place. Stonor Park is the home of the current Lord and Lady Camoys a direct descendent of Lord Thomas de Camoys, who famously commanded the left wing of the English army at the Battle of Agincourt. He and his family, held property across the South of England and there is a life-size brass in commemoration of Lord Camoys at St George church in Trotton, West Sussex. However,...
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The Agincourt 600 Poetry Competition – the winners

As part of the Agincourt 600 commemorations a competition for young poets was organised by the Poetry Society and supported by Agincourt 600. “In the medieval period verse was frequently used as a means to keep memory and stories alive. To see this approach taken for Agincourt centuries later has been wonderful, creating a fitting legacy to the commemoration.” said Professor Anne Curry Chair of the Agincourt 600 Trust and judge on the poetry competition. The competition generated over six hundred entries from young poets across the UK, and it...
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We’re off to France!

“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more”* This weekend the Historical Association is taking a group of primary school children from across the UK to the historic town of Azincourt, France. The schools are part of a programme run by the HA to commemorate an anniversary. Why, Pourqoui? – Because Azincourt is the town known to us in the UK as Agincourt, the site of one of our most famous battles. In October 2015 the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt was commemorated. Agincourt is one of...
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