The siege of Harfleur, Normandy, France, was a military action which occurred during the Hundred Years' War. It began on 18 August 1415 and ended on 22 September, when the French port of Harfleur surrendered to the English.
King Henry V (1413-1422). House of Lancaster. 1st cousin 17 times removed to QE II. Reigned for 9 yrs, 5 mos, 11 days. Henry was knighted aged 12 by Richard II on his Irish expedition 1399 and experienced war early. He was wounded in the face by an arrow fighting against his military tutor Harry 'Hotspur' at Shrewsbury. Campaigns in Wales against Owen Glendywr taught him the realities of siege warfare. He was succeeded by his son Henry VI. A movie about him was released in 1989.