The famous battle of Agincourt took place on Friday 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin’s Day). Henry V’s victory against a numerically superior French army, crippled the Valois monarchy and initiated a new phase in the Hundred Years War during which the English conquered Normandy and forced King Charles VI to accept a treaty naming Henry V as the heir to the French throne.
The national Agincourt 600 Committee is organizing and funding a number of events across the country to commemorate the battle, and has generously agreed to fund a public symposium that will take place in the Bowland Auditorium at the Berrick Saul Building at the University of York on Friday 23 October 2015.
Remembering the Battle of Agincourt
2-2.15pm – Introduction and Welcome by Professor Christopher Allmand (University of Liverpool)
2.15-3pm – The Battle of Agincourt: Views from the Front by Dr. David Green (Harlaxton College)
3-3.45pm – Fifteenth-Century English and French Responses to the Battle of Agincourt by Dr Craig Taylor (University of York)
3.45-4pm – coffee
4-4.30pm – Roundtable, chaired by Professor Anthony Pollard (University of Teesside)
Tickets for this public event are available through the University York website.