The Hundred Years War was a long, complicated war with
itís roots in political struggles, the want of Kings and the people of
their nations to expand territory, and to take territory that they believe
is theirs. This war lasted more than a century, from 1337-1453, and
was a actually a series of wars broken only temporarily by treaties
doomed to fail.
The English king controlled much of France, particularly in
the fertile South.
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acres of rich farm land, leaving the rural economy, and
many parts of Franch in shambles.
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