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The Battle of Agincourt

Complete the following text using Past Perfect Simple.

The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts between England and France, which (to finish) by the time the War of the Roses started. The conflict (to start) before Henry V became king. The Hundred Years' War began during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was both king of England and duke of Normandy.

The Battle of Agincourt was one of the most important battles of the Anglo-French conflict, which took place in 1415. Henry V (to be) named king of England two years before. The military campaign against the French (to start) before the fighting at Agincourt, with the siege of the port of Harfleur.

The battle is mostly noted for the presence of the longbow. The English (to use) this weapon successfully before. The English army was outnumbered by the French, which (to call) to arms a large force made up mostly by knights.

The choosing of the battlefield played a decisive role in the outcome of the battle. The English clearly (to pick) the right strategy to defeat the French. The English (to cripple) the French.

King Henry V married the French Princess Catherine after the English (to win). Henry V made his son heir to the throne of France after he (to marry) Catherine.