Harfleur, Siege of

Henry V landed in France with about 10,000 men in the summer of 1415. His first objective was Harfleur, a port town on northwestern France. The siege lasted for about a month and Henry marched into the town victorius but with his army severly depleted mainly from illness. His next stop was to be Calais but he was intercepted at Agincourt.

Location: 
France
Outcome: 
English victory
Campaign: 
Start Date: 
Monday, July 31, 1415
Start Year: 
1415
End Date: 
Thursday, August 31, 1415
End Year: 
1415
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