A Hail of Arrows

A Hail of Arrows

Jenkin Lloyd, Agincourt, France 1415

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Jenkin Lloyd, a fourteen-year-old Welsh archer, tells of his experiences fighting with the English against the French in the Battle of Agincourt.
Publisher: Toronto : Scholastic Canada, 2009, c2003
ISBN: 9780545990400
0545990408
Branch Call Number: COX
Characteristics: 174 p. : ill

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Dixiedog2
Oct 21, 2013

Interesting and informative; a very quick but enjoyable read. Doctor-at-Bass! T. A.

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dixiedog
Oct 14, 2013

A Hail Of Arrows – Jenkin Lloyd Agincourt France 1415 – My Story Series. This is a delightful teenage rated historical fiction about the life of Jenkin Lloyd, a fourteen year old Welsh archer in the year 1415. This book was very well written and very descriptive, i.e., a vivid picture was revealed on what life was like for a common foot soldier responding to the bidding and ambitious appetite for power by England’s Henry V. Many hardships were suffered: starvation, forced marches, worse than poor living conditions, death by diseases like flux (dysentery) or loss of life or limb by various means on numerous battlefields. The author takes the reader through the siege of Harfleur in France, the English army’s forced march to Calais while being haunted and attached by various French loyalists and the superior in numbers French army. The book culminates with the famous battle at Agincourt followed by Jenkin’s return to his beloved Wales. Recommended for any young reader studying this era in History, the so called 100-year war. Senior Doctor-at-Bass! D. A.

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Oct 16, 2013

dixiedog thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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