Autumn 2022

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

Gloucester History Festival - Winstone Talk

Invasion: Edward III & The Hundred Years’ War

Dan Jones

Saturday 29 October 2022

6.30-7.30pm Cirencester Parish Church, Market Place, Cirencester £10

Leading historian and broadcaster Dan Jones tells the extraordinary story of the first years of the Hundred Years’ War from Edward lll’s dramatic invasion of Normandy to the 1346 Battle of Crécy – one of the most crucial conflicts in England’s history – explored in his new novel Essex Dogs.

Immortalised by Shakespeare’s Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt, the Hundred Years’ War set the course of Anglo-French relations for centuries and had a profound influence on medieval Britain and the English throne. Bestselling historian and broadcaster Dan Jones tells the extraordinary story of the first years of the war from Edward III’s dramatic invasion of Normandy, culminating in the 1346 Battle of Crecy – one of the most significant conflicts in England’s history and the first time longbows were used in a large scale battle – explored in his new book Essex Dogs.


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