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30,244. I’ll explore the impact that leaders like Richard II and Henry V had on the very foundation of society. (England & Richard II & Henry V) Dr Janina Ramirez, Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War II: Breaking the Bonds 1360-1415
30,253. An icon of English history – Henry V … but Henry was the son of a usurper. (England & Henry V) ibid.
30,254. In these blood-soaked fields Henry, the son of the usurper, achieved what he had set out to do. The cream of the French nobility lay dead. (England & Henry V) ibid.
30,255. The War becomes a battle for national supremacy and a fight for the moral high ground. (England & Henry V) Dr Janina Ramirez, Chivalry and Betrayal: The Hundred Years War III: Agents of God 1415-1453, BBC 2013
30,256. His [Henry V] aim was the annexation of the entire province of Normandy. (England & Henry V) ibid.
30,257. With Charles died, Henry V, king of England, would also become king of France. (England & Henry V) ibid.
30,258. 31st August 1422 that Henry died, aged 35. He was buried at Westminster Abbey. He never did become king of France. (England & Henry V) ibid.
30,294. Despite his famous victory at Agincourt Henry V remains a might-have-been, dead at the age of thirty five from dysentery. (Great Britain & England & Henry V) Simon Schama, A History of Britain: King Death
30,586. Doubt over Henry’s right to rule cast a shadow over his own heir Henry V. (England & Henry IV & Henry V) Professor Robert Bartlett, The Plantagets III
30,587. Agincourt was just the beginning of Henry’s plan of conquest. (England & Henry V) ibid.
30,588. In just one generation Henry V’s spectacular legacy had vanished. (England & Henry V) ibid.
112,817. No heir to the throne had served a more distinguished apprenticeship … He fought bravely against Hotspur … the led the English to victory … but suddenly at the age of 35 Henry caught dysentery and died. (Monarchy & England & Henry V) Monarchy by David Starkey s1e6: Death of a Dynasty