The Hundred Years War1

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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. Bibliography Bibliography Price, Roger, A Concise History of France, Cambridge Concise Histories, New York, New York, 1993. Schama, Simon, Citizens, Alfred A. Knopf Inc., New York, New York, 1989 Schom, Alan, One Hundred Days, Maxwell Macmillan International, New York, New York, 1992 Barnie, J., War in Medieval English Society: Socail Values and the Hundred Yearsí War, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 1974