Edward III’s siege of Calais: A reappraisal

@article{Lambert2011EdwardIS,
  title={Edward III’s siege of Calais: A reappraisal},
  author={Craig L. Lambert},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={245 - 256}
}
In September 1346, Edward III brought his victorious army to the gates of Calais to begin a siege that over 12 months developed into the largest military operation conducted by the English on French soil during the fourteenth century. It is also perhaps the least understood campaign of Edward III's reign, because of the loss of the army pay records. We know from chronicles that the men of Calais conducted a heroic defence of their town, and we know too that the English created and maintained an… Expand
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