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Battle of Agincourt - On St. Crispin's Day

Henry V rallied his troops before the famous battle at Agincourt, fought between England and France in 1415. Shakespeare gave words to the English king - "We few, we happy few, we band of brothers" - which have been voiced, by many actors, in the succeeding centuries.

This clip, featuring Kenneth Branagh, depicts one interpretation.

See, also, these scenes from Kenneth Branagh's Henry V:

English Longbow - Battle Scene at Agincourt

Battle of Agincourt - A British Victory

Battle of Agincourt - French and British Losses

And this... about the decisive weapon the British used at Agincourt:

English Longbow - How it Works

 


Media Credits

Clip from Henry V (1989), directed by (and starring) Kenneth Branagh.

Directed by    
Kenneth Branagh

Produced by    
Bruce Sharman

Screenplay  (based on Henry V, the play by William Shakespeare) 
Kenneth Branagh

Starring    
Kenneth Branagh
Derek Jacobi
Brian Blessed
Paul Scofield
Emma Thompson
Michael Maloney
Richard Briers
Robbie Coltrane
Judi Dench
Ian Holm
Robert Stephens
Christian Bale
Geraldine McEwan

Editing
Michael Bradsell

Released
November 8, 1989

Running time: 137 min

 

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