The streets of Herfleur, in Normandy, France, where the siege of Harfleur occurred during the Hundred Years' War. It began on 18 August 1415, when King Henry V attacked Harfleur with 2000 men of arms and 6000 bowmen. After the walls had been seriously damaged by the twelve great guns and other traditional artillery of the English siege train. The town's commanders asked for a parley and terms were agreed and Harfleur yielded to the invaders on 22 September. The knights were released on parole to gather ransom, and the townspeople who were prepared to swear allegiance to Henry were allowed to r

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The streets of Herfleur, in Normandy, France, where the siege of Harfleur occurred during the Hundred Years' War. It began on 18 August 1415, when King Henry V attacked Harfleur with 2000 men of arms and 6000 bowmen. After the walls had been seriously damaged by the twelve great guns and other traditional artillery of the English siege train. The town's commanders asked for a parley and terms were agreed and Harfleur yielded to the invaders on 22 September. The knights were released on parole to gather ransom, and the townspeople who were prepared to swear allegiance to Henry were allowed to remain, while the rest were ordered to depart
Location: Harfleur, France