This page identifies various issues related to the history of the Hundred Years' War [HYW] that need to be examined with caution. Many of these topics concern observations and perceptions that receive unquestioned acceptance in history works largely due to repetition and very selective referencing to sources in numerous secondary accounts of the war. |
Some issue topics addressed in this series may not specifically relate to the HYW, but indirectly apply as they pertain to understanding the era and/or fundamental practice of presenting history.
An index of topics is provided immediately below in the Directory. The Directory contains a brief summary of
each topic addressed in this webpage. Following each summary description are, or will be, links to separate webpages that contain expanded arguments that attempt to present a balanced review of the evidence. In most cases, there cannot be solid proof to support one thesis, or position, over another. However, several unfounded assertions can be exposed, or cautionary flags raised.
This page is under continious development and expansion.
At this stage, many topic headings only identify specific issues that will be addressed with expanded narrative at a later date.