Lhe battle of Agincourt: the British still gloat about it, the French prefer to forget it. It must be said that the beating inflicted on our troops in 1415 in the north of France, in the middle of the Hundred Years’ War, was incredibly violent, coupled with a good dose of complete ridiculousness. The novelist Jean Teulé vividly recounts this episode in the history of France in Agincourt in rainy weather (Mialet-Barrault editions), in bookstores on February 2.
Point : Where did the desire to devote a novel to the Battle of Agincourt come from?
Jean Teule : Firstly because I have long cherished the dream of witnessing a real medieval battle, like a little mouse. What were they eating? What did their armor look like? What could they be talking about? How is…
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