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Now Heritage presents A Mouthful of Earth – From St Mary Mead to Azincourt

Now Heritage presents A Mouthful of Earth – From St Mary Mead to Azincourt A new play by Deborah Gearing A project support by the Agincourt 600 Commemoration Fund In a rain-soaked, ploughed field near Azincourt, the archer Robert Farleigh takes a pinch of earth into his mouth and prays for a swift end one way or another. A vivid retelling of the journey from the fields of Hampshire to the battlefield of Azincourt—through the eyes of those caught up in the action. Friday 23 October, 7:00pm St Peter’s Church...
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Agincourt 1415: Myth and Reality, Free Online Course

The Battle of Agincourt, in 1415, is one of the most famous battles in the history of warfare, and one of the most important and memorable English victories. It still captures the imagination today, but why are stories still told about Agincourt? And do these stories represent what really happened on the battlefield? This free online course, funded by Agincourt600, will explore the myths and realities about the battle, marking its 600th anniversary on 25 October 2015. The two weeks will be led by the foremost academic expert on the...
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The Worshipful Company of Fletchers, Agincourt 600 Commemorative Mug

The Worshipful Company of Fletchers, one of the ancient Livery Companies of the City of London, and responsible for the trade of Arrow Making since 1371, is pleased to offer a collectable Mug commemorating the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt. Produced in a strictly limited edition of 600, the Mug will carry the Coat of Arms of the Fletchers Company on one side and those of Agincourt with the Agincourt 600 badge on the other side. There are also three arrows on the inside of the Mug and...
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Exciting education news for Agincourt 600

Agincourt 600 and the Historical Association To commemorate the 600 anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt the Historical Association is embarking on a number of exciting projects. Funded by Agincourt 600 the charity created to ensure that the battle is remembered this October the HA will deliver a far reaching and exciting programme of educational activities. There will be a training programme for teachers who wish to develop in depth knowledge of the 100 Years’ War and Agincourt’s place in that history. The specialist teachers will then produce educational resources...
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