Crécy, Battle of

Crécy, Battle of

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  • Crécy, Battle of — (August 26, 1346) English victory in the first phase of the Hundred Years War against the French. At Crécy en Ponthieu, Edward III of England defeated Philip VI of France, even though the English forces were greatly outnumbered. The English… …   Universalium

  • Crécy, Battle of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • battle — battle1 battler, n. /bat l/, n., v., battled, battling. n. 1. a hostile encounter or engagement between opposing military forces: the battle of Waterloo. 2. participation in such hostile encounters or engagements: wounds received in battle. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • Battle of Crécy — Crecy and Crécy redirect here. For other uses, see Crecy (disambiguation). Battle of Crécy Part of the Hundred Years War …   Wikipedia

  • Crécy-en-Ponthieu — Crécy en Ponthieu …   Wikipedia

  • Crécy (comics) — Crécy Cover art for Crécy, by Felipe Massafera Publisher Avatar Press Date July, 2007 …   Wikipedia

  • Crecy — n. 1. the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years War; in 1346 the English under Edward III defeated the French under King Philip of Valois. Syn: battle of Crecy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crecy (disambiguation) — Crecy or Crécy may refer to Crécy (comics) a graphic novel Crécy en Ponthieu a commune in France Battle of Crécy between the English and French in 1346 Rolls Royce Crecy an aero engine An early name for what became the Vickers Wellington bomber… …   Wikipedia

  • Crècy — Battle of (26 August 1346) The monumental destruction of the flower of French chivalry by a much smaller English force under Edward III and the Black Prince, one of the first times the new English tactics of deploying archers in force against a… …   Medieval glossary

  • Battle of Blanchetaque — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Blanchetaque partof=Crecy Campaign, Hundred Years War date=24 August, 1346 place=Blanchetaque, River Somme, near Abbeville result=English army successfully forded the river combatant1= combatant2=… …   Wikipedia

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