Hundred Years War. HH World Studies 2012-2013. Series of conflicts between England and France that were fought on and off over a hundred years and have become known as the Hundred Years War. The Hundred Years War (1337-1453). Causes of the war. French king died without an heir
HH World Studies
Series of conflicts between England and France that were fought on and off over a hundred years and have become known as the Hundred Years WarThe Hundred Years War (1337-1453)
France was not a united country. The king only controlled about half of his own lands.French lands
In the absence of feudal lords, peasants looked to strong kings with sovereign power for protection and security. Loyalty to sovereign kings gave Europeans a sense of national identity.
Flanders: area in Northern France was the leading industrial center in Europe
Before the War
One of the greatest English technological advantages was the use of the longbow.
English Advances into France
French Rally, Joan of Arc
Height of English dominance
Both nations experience peasant revolts (peasants were taxed most heavily to pay for the war)
War of the Roses – Civil War between two nobles houses competing for the throne