Appeared in: Volume 11, Number 2
Published on: October 10, 2015
Histories Parsed
Agincourt—600 Years On

A battle that should never have been fought inspired Shakespeare and shaped the collective mentalities of the first modern nation-states.

Dan Jones is a London-based historian and broadcaster, whose works include The Plantagenets. His new book is Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty, published on October 20.
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