1415-1424 Henry V and Agincourt

Southampton Plot

On 31 Jul 1415, when Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) was in Portchester Castle, Hampshire preparing to invade France, Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) revealed the Southampton Plot to him (28). Henry Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Masham 1373-1415, Thomas Grey 1384-1415, and Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415 (30) were intending to replace Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) with Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) as King of England based on Edmund Mortimer 5th Earl March, 7th Earl Ulster 1391-1425 (23) having a better claim to the throne being descended from Edward III's second son Lionel Plantagenet 1st Duke Clarence 1338-1368 whereas Henry V King England 1386-1422 (28) was descended from the third son John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399.
Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452, Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 (29), Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (27) and Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421 (63) sat in judgement.

On 02 Aug 1415 Thomas Grey 1384-1415 was beheaded at North Gate, Southampton, Hampshire for his role in the Southampton Plot

On 05 Aug 1415 Henry Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Masham 1373-1415 and Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge 1385-1415 (30) were beheaded at the North Gate aka Bargate for their roles in the Southampton Plot

Siege of Harfleur

In Sep 1415 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29) commenced his invasion of France by undertaking the Siege of Harfleur to provide himself with a port from which to supply future operations. John Mowbray 2nd Duke Norfolk 1392-1432 (23), John Fastolf 1380-1459 (35) and Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434 (47) fought. William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (18) was wounded. Benedict Nichols Bishop St David's -1433 was present.

Battle of Agincourt

On 25 Oct 1415 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29) defeated the French army at the Battle of Agincourt. Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29) commanded the Main Battle. Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421 (63) commanded the Rearguard.
Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 (30) commanded. Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (25) was wounded, and was protected by his brother Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29). Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale, 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (42), commander of the Vanguard, was killed; the most senior English casualty. John Fortescue 1380-1415, Michael Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk 1394-1415 (21), Dafydd Gam Brecon 1380-1415 (35) and Edward Burnell -1415, were killed.
The English included: Louis Robbessart 1390-1430 (24), Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (33), William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux 1389-1462 (26), William Bourchier 1st Count Eu 1374-1420 (41), John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope, 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443, Edward Courtenay 1385-1418 (30), Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell 1403-1456, Thomas Dutton 1396-1431, Edmund Ferrers 5th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1386-1435, Roger Fiennes 1384-1449, Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425, John Grey 1387-1439, John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville 1384-1421 (31), William Harrington 1373-1440 as the King's Standard Bearer, Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449, Piers Legh 1389-1422 (wounded), Alfred Longford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (27), Thomas Morley 6th Baron Marshal, 5th Baron Morley 1393-1435 (22), John Rodney -1417, Richard Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Bolton 1393-1420, Robert Strelley 1397-1430, James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley Heighley 1398-1459, Robert Umfraville 1363-1437, Thomas West 2nd Baron West 1391-1416, Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452. Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (60) commanded the archers. Thomas Rempston 1389-1458 (26) was present. Thomas Strickland 1367-1455 (48) carried the Banner of St George.
The Welsh included: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert 1380-1445, Walter Sais, Roger Vaughan and his son Roger Vaughan -1471. Owen Tudor 1400-1461 (15) is believed to have been present as a squire.
The French army suffered significant casualties. Charles Albret 1368-1415, Robert Bar Count Soissons, Count Marle 1390-1415 (24), Edward Bar III Duke Bar 1377-1415 (38), Anthony Valois-Burgundy Duke Brabant 1384-1415 (31), Philip Valois-Burgundy II Count Nevers 1389-1415 (26), John Valois-Alençon I Duke Alençon -1415, John Bar 1380-1415 (35), Jacques Chatillon 1367-1415 (48), Frederick Metz I Count Vaudémont 1368-1415 (47), David Rambures 1364-1415 (51) and his three sons: Jean Rambures -1415, Hugues Rambures -1415 and Philippe Rambures -1415, Waleran Luxembourg 1355-1415 (60) were killed. Charles Valois Duke Orléans 1394-1465 (20), John Bourbon I Duke Bourbon 1381-1434 (34) and Charles Artois Count Eu 1394-1472 (21) were captured.
Thomas Tunstall 1358-1415 (57) was killed

Siege of Rouen

On 29 Jul 1418 the English forces commenced the Siege of Rouen with the city being taken on 19 Jan 1419. Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 fought. John Blount 1388-1418 died. William Harrington 1373-1440, the King's Standard Bearer, was wounded. Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 fought. Henry Beaufort 2nd Earl Somerset 1401-1418 (17) and Walter Devereux -1418 were killed.

Murder of John the Fearless

On 10 Sep 1419 Charles "Victorious" VII King France 1403-1461 (16) and John "Fearless" Valois-Burgundy Duke Burgundy 1371-1419 (48) met on the bridge at Montereau to progress their peace negotiations. During the course of the discussions John "Fearless" Valois-Burgundy Duke Burgundy 1371-1419 (48)was assassinated.

Treaty of Troyes

On 21 May 1420 @@the Treaty of Troyes was signed at Troyes. Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 and Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell 1403-1456 negotiated the terms which included the marriage of Henry V King England 1386-1422[Henry V} and Catherine of Valois, daughter of Charles V, and the acknowledgement of Henry V King England 1386-1422 as Charles V's heir disinheriting the Dauphin.

Marriage of Henry V and Catherine of Valois

On 02 Jun 1420 Henry V (33) and Catherine of Valois (18) were married at Troyes Cathedral.
After 10 Aug 1420 Thomas Fitzgerald 5th Earl Desmond 1386-1420 (34) was buried in Paris. {Funeral of Thomas Fitzgerald}. Henry V (33) and Charles V (51) were present.

Funeral of Thomas Fitzgerald

Coronation of Catherine of Valois

On 23 Feb 1421 Catherine of Valois (19) was crowned Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey. Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 was appointed as Chief Butler of England. James I (26) attended, and was honoured by sitting immediately on the queen's left at the coronation banquet.

Battle of Baugé

On 23 Mar 1421 the Dauphin's (18) French army and a Scottish army heavily defeated the English army at the Battle of Baugé. On the French side Étienne Vignolles -1443 fought. On the Scottish side John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan 1381-1424 (39) and John Stewart of Darnley 1st Count Évreux 1380-1429 (41) fought. William Douglas 1384-1421 (37) was killed.
On the English side John Beaufort 1st Duke Somerset 1403-1444, Thomas Beaufort 1st Duke Exeter 1377-1426 (44), Thomas Beaufort Count Perche 1405-1431 (16) and John Holland 2nd Duke Exeter 1395-1447 were captured.
Thomas Lancaster 1st Duke Clarence 1388-1421 (32), John Lumley 1383-1421, John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville 1384-1421 (37), John Ros 7th Baron Ros Helmsley 1397-1421 (24) and his son William Ros 1397-1421, and Gilbert V Umfraville -1421 were killed.
William Douglas 1st Lord Drumlanrig -1427 was present.

Siege of Meaux

In Dec 1421 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (35) commenced the Siege of Meaux. John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope, 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443 fought. John Cornwall 1403-1421 was killed; his head being blown off by a cannon ball witnessed by his father. Meaux was eventually captured on 11 May 1422.

Death of Henry V

On 31 Aug 1422 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (36) died at Château de Vincennes, Vincennes possibly from dysentry, possibly from heatstroke. John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (21) brought the body of Henry V King England 1386-1422 (36) back to England. His only child Henry succeeded as VI King England: Plantagenet Lancaster.

Death of Charles VI

On 21 Oct 1422 Charles "Beloved, Mad" VI King France 1368-1422 (53) died at Hôtel Saint-Pol. There two successors to the French throne:
King Henry VI succeeded as II King France: Lancaster.
Charles "Victorious" VII King France 1403-1461 (19) succeeded as VII King France: Capet Valois. Marie Valois-Anjou Queen Consort France 1404-1463 (18) by marriage Queen Consort France.

Funeral of Henry V

On 07 Nov 1422 Henry V King England 1386-1422 was buried at Westminster Abbey. John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (21) attended as Chief Mourner and Standard Bearer .

Battle of Cravant

On 31 Jul 1423 the English and Burgundian army defeated the French and Scottish armies at the Battle of Cravant at Cravant, Yonne. On the English side Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (35) commanded. Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1385-1452 was second in command.
The French and Scottish army were commanded by John Stewart of Darnley 1st Count Évreux 1380-1429 (43). Louis Bourbon 1st Count Vendôme, 1st Count Castres 1376-1446 (46) was second in command. Both were captured; Darnley lost an eye.

Coronation of James I of Scotland

On 21 May 1424 James I King Scotland 1394-1437 (29) was crowned I King Scotland: Stewart at Scone Abbey, Scone. Alexander Lindsay 2nd Earl Crawford -1439 was knighted.

Battle of Verneil

On 17 Aug 1424 the English forces inflicted a significant defeat on the French and Scottish army at the Battle of Verneil; a second Agincourt. For the English Edmund Hungerford 1409-1484, Ralph Longford 1400-1432 (23), John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, 1st Earl Waterford 1383-1453 (41) fought.
On the French and Scottish side Pierre Valois-Alençon -1424, Archibald Douglas 1st Duke Touraine 1372-1424 (52), William Seton -1424, Alexander Home of Home and Dunglas 1368-1424 (56) and John Stewart 2nd Earl Buchan 1381-1424 (43) were killed. Jean Poton Xaintrailles 1390-1461 (33) fought.