This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English history for the years 1420 – 1429.
The monarchs for this period were
With Normandy conquered, Brittany choosing neutrality and the defection of the Burgundians to the English, the French were forced to sue for peace. The peace treaty signed at Troyes provided that:
King Henry V should become regent of France during Charles VI’s lifetime but that Charles would retain the crown. Henry was to marry Charles VI’s daughter, Catherine of Valois and their children would inherit the French crown on Charles’s death. Charles VI’s own son, the Dauphin, was disinherited.
Henry’s brother, Thomas Duke of Clarence, commanding in France during his brother’s absence, impulsively attacked a Franco-Scots army without waiting for reinforcements. He was defeated and killed.
This battle, fought between the English and French at Cravant, Burgundy, was a victory for the English.
This battle, fought between the English and French at Verneuil, Normandy, was a victory for the English.
This was a meeting of Parliament held at Leicester by John Duke of Bedford to settle the dispute between Gloucester and Beaufort. All attendees were told that they were not to carry arms so they appeared carrying bats or clubs instead. A reluctant truce was reached.
This battle, fought between the English and French at Avranches, was a victory for the English.
The French placed the English-held city of Orleans under siege.
The city of Orleans fell to the French led by Joan of Arc.
This battle, fought between the French led by Joan of Arc and the English saw the French recapture land lost along the Loire river.
This battle, fought between the French led by Joan of Arc and the English saw the French victorious.
This battle, fought between the French and the English was a victory for the French.
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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). English History 1420 – 1429. https://www.thetimelinegeek.com/english-history-1420-1429. Last accessed [date]