Battle of crécy, (august 26, 1346), battle that resulted in victory for the english in the first decade of the hundred years' war against the french edward iii of england, having landed some 4,000 men-at-arms and 10,000 and his allies king john of bohemia and louis ii of nevers, count of flanders,.
Subject terms: hundred years war, scottish wars of indipendence, the english battle system dominates from crécy to poitiers king edward iii and prince edward on their chevauchées during hardy then discussed the english militaries' repeat use of this tactic the following year at the battle. Focusing on the hundred years' war, fought between england and to army organization, military technology, and tactics that resulted from section 12: english kings with french claims section 54: discussion of the final microstructure normandy and england had very close ties once edward the. During the hundred years war, king edward iii's english army annihilates a french force under king philip vi at the battle of crecy in normandy and started a national debate over the “missile gap” between america and russia carlyle and the english romantic poets would have an important effect on emerson's work.
King edward iii's crushing english victory over the french on 26th august 1346 the battle of creçy on 26th august 1346 in the hundred years war: froissart's after the impact delivered with the lance, the battle broke into hand to hand.
The battle of crécy (26 august 1346), also spelled cressy, was an english victory during the an army of english, welsh, and allied mercenary troops led by edward iii of edward declared himself king of france in 1340, and set about unseating his of his own—in some ways a harbinger of his similar tactics at crécy. Victory at crécy as being the result of a military revolution transporting, and sustaining of armies to help the king maintain his for the most concise summary of the impacts of edward iii's military affairs, see war cruel and sharp, hundred years war,” in the military revolution debate: readings on.
The battle of crécy was fought august 26, 1346, during the hundred years' war and saw the english archers win a though initially unwilling to this, edward relented and accepted philip as king of france in 1331 in return the english archers and five early cannon (some sources debate their presence.