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1346: B. Crecy,
Edward III of England defeats Philip VI of France. This was a
battle in the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453) between France and
England, and was one of the earliest times that Welsh longbows
defeated French knights. The French had crossbow from Genoa, but the
Genoese crossbowmen were tired, ill-ordered, and were ridden down by
their own side's knights, who then were shot down by the Welsh
longbows.Source: Chronicles of Jean Froissart
1612: Battle of Kringellen, Regiment of Caithness men led by a
Sinclair wiped out in an ambush in Norway.
1698: Darien fleet at Madeira, All the ships have arrived safely at
1789: Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, France became
a a nation open to all who define themselves as free men. The
Declaration claimed to be universal in application.
2000: Viking Ships in Nova Scotia, Halifax.
2000: Pillarguri Days 2000 main day, Same date as the 1612 Battle
2001: Sharon Francis Sinclair, d., mother of Donald Sinclair,
Indianapolis, lost her battle with cancer this morning.
2. http://www.chronique.com/Library/Knights/crecy.htm http://www.archeryweb.com/archery/crecy.htm >http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html
4. http://sinclair.quarterman.org/www/sinclair.quarterman.org/today/tomorrow.inc#Battle of Kringellen
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