History of War

Great Battles CRÉCY 26 AUGUST 1346

01 DEPLOYMENT AT THE WINDMILL

Edward III assembles his men on a hillside near Crécy-en-Ponthieu and divides them into three divisions. The Black Prince and the earl of Northampton command the English right and left flanks, while the king commands a reserve

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