The Longbow in the Hundred Years' War


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Who won the Battle of Crecy in the Hundred Years' War?

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1. How did England defeat France in the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War?

2. Why was the longbow ultimately more successful than its contemporary the crossbow?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the impact of the longbow in the Hundred Years' War. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the victor of the Battle of Crecy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Battle of Agincourt
  • Speed of the longbow
  • Troop advantage at Crecy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the impact of the longbow in the Hundred Years' War
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the advantage of the longbow's loading method
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the troop advantage at Agincourt

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called The Longbow in the Hundred Years' War. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define and identify the characteristics of the longbow
  • Recognize the longbow's advantages and disadvantages
  • Understand the background of the Hundred Years' War
  • Know key facts about the Battles of Crecy and Agincourt