15% done with A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

I might have to re-read this section because I’m still a little unclear as the cause of 14th century hostilities between England and France. However, Flanders does play a role and in the burgeoning economic climate of the times, whoever controls Flanders is going to be quite rich.

The long bow is well documented in its importance to war. Must have been terrifying. Foot-soldiers were just fodder; class mistake.