Arrows Over Agincourt

Arrows Over Agincourt[Reading] ➶ Arrows Over Agincourt Author David Lawrence-Young – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Davey and Tom, two eighteen year old country lads looking for excitement, join Henry V s army despite their parents and girlfriends wishes The king is determined to regain his lost French lands and t Davey and Tom, two eighteen year old country lads looking for excitement, join Henry V s army despite their parents and girlfriends wishes The king is determined to regain his lost French lands and the two lads, now archers, set sail for France hoping for adventures and the spoils of war Their hopes of a glorious victory are shattered during the prolonged siege at Harfleur where they witness the death of thousands of their fellow soldiers Eventually Henry s forces prevail but now his small and sickly army must march many miles to meet the Arrows Over MOBI :¼ over confident enemy again at Agincourt Will the dispirited English army have any chance this time Will Davey and Tom return to England to marry their sweethearts Based on much historical research, this novel gives the reader a new and distinctive insight into one of England s finest military moments. I would give this one 3 1 2 stars It is the story of two young men, Davey and Tom, who decide to sign up to join the army of Henry V The book is told through Davey s eyes They are involved in the siege of Honfleur and then in the battle of Agincourt.The history is solid and that was part of my problem with the book I have trouble believing that two young men, one who could barely read, would have as much inside knowledge of the goings on as these two did Even some of the stories going back I would give this one 3 1 2 stars It is the story of two young men, Davey and Tom, who decide to sign up to join the army of Henry V The book is told through Davey s eyes They are involved in the siege of Honfleur and then in the battle of Agincourt.The history is solid and that was part of my problem with the book I have trouble believing that two young men, one who could barely read, would have as much inside knowledge of the goings on as these two did Even some of the stories going back to the battle of Shrewsbury, while extremely accurate and detailed, seemed unlikely as to be known and recounted by these young men The book is well written with a few errors such as Uncle Rafe who is referred to as both Davey and Tom s uncle at points in the story There is also some modern speech I think Davey says something like he s a good kid that seems inappropriate to the time.I think this is a good book for teens to get them involved in English history and would recommend it as such 1415 Davey and Tom, two eighteen year old country lads looking for excitement, join Henry V s army despite their parents and girlfriends wishes The king is determined to regain his lost French lands and the two lads, now archers, set sail for France hoping for adventures and the spoils of war Their hopes of a glorious victory are shattered during the prolonged siege at Harfleur where they witness the death of thousands of their fellow soldiers Eventually Henry s forces prevail but now his 1415 Davey and Tom, two eighteen year old country lads looking for excitement, join Henry V s army despite their parents and girlfriends wishes The king is determined to regain his lost French lands and the two lads, now archers, set sail for France hoping for adventures and the spoils of war Their hopes of a glorious victory are shattered during the prolonged siege at Harfleur where they witness the death of thousands of their fellow soldiers Eventually Henry s forces prevail but now his small and sickly army must march many miles to meet the over confident enemy again at Agincourt Will the dispirited English army have any chance this time Will Davey and Tom return to England to marry their sweethearts Based on much historical research, this novel gives the reader a new and distinctive insight into one of England s finest military moments

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  • Paperback
  • 153 pages
  • Arrows Over Agincourt
  • David Lawrence-Young
  • 07 May 2019
  • 1849631220