🎧 The Battle of Agincourt with Mike Loades
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Legend of popular history Mike Loades provides Dan a detailed run down of Henry V's famous victory at Agincourt on 25 October 1415 and how Henry V's 'band of brothers' were really no more than a band of brigands.
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