"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers"
601 years ago today those words were uttered. Well, technically, they were penned by Shakespeare almost 200 years later to memorialize the English victory against the French at the Battle of Agincourt. King Henry V himself led the English forces, including over 7000 longbowmen, each with a range of 250 yards, protected from cavalry charges by sharpened wooden stakes pointed outwards toward the enemy. Imagine giant porcupines shooting their quills the length of 2 football fields. And we all know how that went. After the battle, the French prisoners outnumbered the English soldiers. Raise a glass with us to one of the greatest victories in military history, on par with the Battle of Yavin. The Death Star had trenches, too, but they were less muddy.