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At Agincourt

By: G. A. Henty
Published By: Double9 Books
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At Agincourt is one of the most popular historical warfare novel, written by G.A. Henty. He has given a realistic picture of turbulent war time, between France and England during the year 1413-1415. A 16-year old lad Guy Aylmer comes to join Sir Eustace de Villeroy, in feudal castle, Normandle. Soon King ordered to sent Lady Margaret de Villeroy with her children to Paris as hostage, for Sir Eustace's allegiance. Guy Aylmer got the command to protect the Villeroy family. Paris was stormy that time terror and furry was reigning. Soon the city was captured by the 'guild of the butchers' known by their uniforms 'White Hoods of Paris'. They attacked the house where Lady Margaret with her children and Guy Aylmer reside. After a fierce battle white hoods were defeated. Aylmer rescued the family and escaped with them from the France. After that he returned, fought in the battle of Agincourt, peace restored, he earned honour and glory.

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G. A. Henty

G.A. Henty was a prolific English novelist born on 8 December 1832 near Cambridge. In his childhood facing the health issues, he was almost confined to bed so, he developed a good hobby of reading books. For his education he joined Westminster School London and Cambridge University. He had good interest in sports also. In 1853, Crimea war broke out, by the time he decided to join the British army and he went Crimea as war correspondent. After the Crimean War he resigned the army and began article writing for standard newspaper. As a special correspondent, he covered, Austro- Italian war, British Punitive Expedition Abyssinia, the Prussian War, Turco- Serbian War and Opening of the Suez Canal. Throughout his life he supports British Empire. He wrote his first children's book, Out On The Pampas in 1868. With children's book, he wrote fiction, non-fiction novel and short stories but he is best historical adventurous story writer. He was died in 1902. His notable works include-The March of Magdala, The Bravest of the Brave, In the Reign of Terror, The Dragon and The Raven, For the Temple, Under Drake's Flag and In Freedoms Cause, At Agincourt etc.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 289 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 935656244X
  • ISBN-13: 9789356562448
  • Item Weight: 346.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 16 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Ghost, Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877), Fiction / Classics