Another one of those 'hey let's split it into a million pieces' picture I found on tumblr. It's very big and really clear so we can see King Henry V in all his dirty glory!

Another one of those 'hey let's split it into a million pieces' picture I found on tumblr. It's very big and really clear so we can see King Henry V in all his dirty glory!

Henry V (1386 - 1422). Prince of Wales from 1399 until he became king in 1413. He later married Catherine of Valois and had a son.

Henry V (1386 - 1422). Prince of Wales from 1399 until he became king in 1413. He later married Catherine of Valois and had a son.

Henry V - King, 1413-1422 AD,  eldest son of Henry IV, was born in 1387. His military success in the 100 Yrs' War, ending with his famous victory at the Battle of Agincourt, saw him come close to conquering France. After  negotiating with Charles VI of France, the Treaty of Troyes recognised Henry V as heir-apparent to the French throne. He married Charles' daughter, Catherine of Valois. After his sudden death in France of dysentery, he was succeeded by his infant son, who reigned as Henry…

Henry V - King, 1413-1422 AD, eldest son of Henry IV, was born in 1387. His military success in the 100 Yrs' War, ending with his famous victory at the Battle of Agincourt, saw him come close to conquering France. After negotiating with Charles VI of France, the Treaty of Troyes recognised Henry V as heir-apparent to the French throne. He married Charles' daughter, Catherine of Valois. After his sudden death in France of dysentery, he was succeeded by his infant son, who reigned as Henry…

"Is the Agincourt of popular image the real Agincourt, or is our idea of the battle simply taken from Shakespeare’s famous depiction of it?" (Image: King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt by Harry Payne. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.)

"Is the Agincourt of popular image the real Agincourt, or is our idea of the battle simply taken from Shakespeare’s famous depiction of it?" (Image: King Henry V at the Battle of Agincourt by Harry Payne. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.)

Henry V. Henry VIII was so enamored of Henry V's military prowess at the infamous Battle of Agincourt that he sought his whole life to be like him in times of war.

Henry V. Henry VIII was so enamored of Henry V's military prowess at the infamous Battle of Agincourt that he sought his whole life to be like him in times of war.

Katherine of Valois, by Edward Hargrave, after Unknown artist    Coloured line engraving, 1842

Katherine of Valois, by Edward Hargrave, after Unknown artist Coloured line engraving, 1842

Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, also known as Edmund of Hadham (1431-1456) was the father of King Henry VII of England and a member of the Tudor family of Penmynydd, North Wales. He was an older son of Owen Tudor and Catherine of Valois (widow of King Henry V of England). In 1455, he married 12 year old Margaret Beaufort. Edmund's only child, the future Henry VII, was born at Pembroke Castle in 1457, almost three months after his death.

Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, also known as Edmund of Hadham (1431-1456) was the father of King Henry VII of England and a member of the Tudor family of Penmynydd, North Wales. He was an older son of Owen Tudor and Catherine of Valois (widow of King Henry V of England). In 1455, he married 12 year old Margaret Beaufort. Edmund's only child, the future Henry VII, was born at Pembroke Castle in 1457, almost three months after his death.

Henry V (1386 - 1422). Son of King Henry IV and Mary de Bohun. He married Katherine of Valois and had one son.

Henry V (1386 - 1422). Son of King Henry IV and Mary de Bohun. He married Katherine of Valois and had one son.

King Henry V was born on this day 16th September, 1387, at Monmouth Castle. He went on to win the Battle of Agincourt against the French on St Crispin's Day

King Henry V was born on this day 16th September, 1387, at Monmouth Castle. He went on to win the Battle of Agincourt against the French on St Crispin's Day

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