Battle of Crecy (August 25th, 1346 A.D.)

Battle of Crecy (August 25th, 1346 A.D.)

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This battle was beween the forces of Edward III of England and Philip VI of France during the Hundred Years' War. Although heavily outnumbered, the English were able to win the battle (mainly through the use of the longbow against the French knights).

Source: Bartholomew, J.G. LLD. A Literary & Historical Atlas of Europe. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. and New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1910.