The Hundred Years War
The Hundred Years War lasted from 1337 to 1453. It was a conflict over the right to the crown of France which was claimed by Edward III of England and his ancestors. The war was not solely one fought by English forces against those loyal to the Kings of France. It involved alliances with other kingdoms, principalities and duchys.
The Hundred Years War is best remembered for famous battles such as Agincourt, Crecy, Poitiers and Castillon along with personalities such as the Black Prince, John the Fearless and Joan of Arc. It encompassed much more though with many battles, sieges, chevauchees and treaties taking place.