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Agincourt / 4 Learning (Firm)

Other author/creator4 Learning (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], c2005.
Description1 streaming video file (52 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Hundred Years' War (3:27) -- French Chivalric Code (2:41) -- Lancashire Bowmen: Professional Killers (2:56) -- Britain's Professional Army (3:13) -- France: Weak King and a Fractured State (2:48) -- Siege of Harfleur (5:02) -- Chivalric Crusade (3:32) -- English Soldiers Die of Dysentery (3:06) -- French Trap the English Soldiers (5:30) -- Agincourt: First Battle (3:40) -- Agincourt: Ruthless English War Machine (6:21) -- Agincourt: English Victory (7:39)
Abstract For centuries, the Battle of Agincourt has been a classic symbol of England's national heroism in the face of impossible odds. This program tells a different story. Based on firsthand accounts of the illustrious French knights Gilbert de Lannoy and the Duke of Brabant; Davy Gam, personal bodyguard to Henry V; two Lancashire archers; and an English army chaplain, the program uses vivid re-creations supported by expert commentary to provide a new perspective on the events of St. Crispin's Day 1415, when chivalry died. Juliet Barker, author of Agincourt; medieval historian Michael Jones; The University of York's Craig Taylor; and Tobias Capwell, Curator of Arms and Armor at the Wallace Collection, London, are featured.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 03, 2007.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: 4 Learning (Firm), 2007 9781421360485
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number36447 Films Media Group

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