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The Battle of Sluys (1340)

In the early stages of the Hundred Years’ War, the English and French naval forces fight a battle just off the coast of Flanders. In this episode of Bow and Blade, Michael Livingston and Kelly DeVries examine the battle and its impact on the war and region.

See also: God, Leadership, Flemings and Archery: Contemporary Perspectives of Victory and Defeat at the Battle of Sluys 1340


See also: The Battle of Sluys: Naval Warfare in the Hundred Years’ War

Bow and Blade is hosted by Kelly DeVries and Michael Livingston.

Kelly DeVries is a Professor at Loyola University in Maryland and Honorary Historical Consultant at the Royal Armouries. You can learn more about Kelly on his university webpage.

Michael Livingston teaches at The Citadel and is the author of numerous books on medieval history as well as fiction novels. You can learn more about Michael on his website, or follow him on Twitter @medievalguy


Music: “Battle of the Creek” by Alexander Nakarada (
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