Today is Saint Crispin’s Day, anniversary of The Battle of Agincourt, fought in 1415 between England and France during the Hundred’s Year War. And this is the famous and inspiring speech from Shakespeare’s play Henry V, the english King who led his army to an historical victory that day, (with the English outnumbered four to one by the French) played by Kenneth Branagh in the 1989 movie.
[…] We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he to-day that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition;
And gentlemen in England now-a-bed
Shall think themselves accurs’d they were not here,
And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks
That fought with us upon Saint Crispin’s day.
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