Henry V Throughout History: Thawing Cold Fear

Henry V Throughout History: Thawing Cold Fear

And so, we reach our final analysis of Sir Kenneth Branagh’s 1989 film production of Henry V. So far, we’ve seen that Branagh’s version of Henry is a far darker soul than Laurence Olivier’s incarnation of the King. But how would this change as we depart Southampton...
Henry V's Navy: A Multinational Fleet

Henry V's Navy: A Multinational Fleet

Everyone knows what a ‘navy’ is, don’t they?  Usually, it is taken to mean a state fleet of some kind, like the British Royal Navy, or a mercantile marine such as the UK’s Merchant Navy. Neither usage fully expresses what 15th-century English people meant by the...
Shakespearience 2015: The Next Step

Shakespearience 2015: The Next Step

Last week the Drama Development department, along with students from Barton Peveril visited Wildern School, Hamble Community Sports College and Hounsdown school to present our 10-minute version of Macbeth. The final piece ended up being nearer to 15 minutes but was...
The English Army In 1415

The English Army In 1415

The army that Henry V raised for the French campaign of 1415, although not the largest raised by the English crown during the period, was certainly a substantial force, consisting of about 12,000 fighting men. By the early fifteenth century the English crown had...

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