History of England - Ashes - Extra History - #4

Bertrand du Guesclin was the hero the French needed. Focused on fortifying defenses and cities, Guesclin rebutted the advances of the Black Prince--who ended up contracting an illness that undid his iconic image of triumph and chivalry. Edward became beset by drama in the royal court, and England started to lose power...
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  1. Extra Credits

    Extra Credits8 months ago

    We now realize that we ran the wrong flag up the flagpole in this episode. Twice near the start (:17 seconds and :27 second in to be precise) we displayed the Union Flag, which as you know represents the union of Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and England. However we were talking about just England, and so it should have been the flag of St George. We're sorry about the mixup and we'll look out for this in the future.

  2. Mugdorna

    Mugdorna2 months ago

    Wouldn’t be Extra History without the wrong flag(s)

  3. Christian Dauz

    Christian Dauz8 months ago

    For those interested, Good Men and Crossover Series are novels in this time period

  4. Lina Xu

    Lina Xu8 months ago

    The nemesis of extra credits: flags

  5. Christopher Ver Hoef

    Christopher Ver Hoef8 months ago

    I blame Walpole.

  6. DragoniteSpam

    DragoniteSpam8 months ago

    The curse strikes again

  7. Amando Onda

    Amando Onda9 days ago

    no 582

  8. FlameWolf

    FlameWolf14 days ago

    Back in those days almost every disease stayed till death

  9. Declan Ellery

    Declan ElleryMonth ago

    2:03 "A battle as extraordinary as any" You mean the battle where the English and their ally outnumbered the French something like 10-1?

  10. JustThatGuy 37

    JustThatGuy 37Month ago

    The Black Prince: contracts an illness David Crowther: He lost his humanity Me: From what I've heard there was no humanity to begin with

  11. Horkos of Dõnsö

    Horkos of DõnsöMonth ago


  12. Horkos of Dõnsö

    Horkos of DõnsöMonth ago


  13. Horkos of Dõnsö

    Horkos of DõnsöMonth ago


  14. Berserk Kerberos

    Berserk KerberosMonth ago

    England beat France with ARROWS during the first half. France beat England with CANNONS in the second half

  15. EmeraldLeafeon470

    EmeraldLeafeon470Month ago

    2:25 "Alexa, play Megalovainia." Why? Cause it's SANS!

  16. AftermathRV

    AftermathRVMonth ago

    I actualyl wanna do the black prince thing. Does that actually work? gonna write it on my bucketlist for visiting england then.

  17. Nguyệt Cát Đinh

    Nguyệt Cát ĐinhMonth ago

    sorry but "work for" what? 1:57

  18. Amy Gacha

    Amy Gacha2 months ago


  19. S billings

    S billings2 months ago

    Chivalry is a joke. Queen Alice, the proto thot.

  20. Ayrton Barmecide

    Ayrton Barmecide2 months ago

    0:26 "express your love of English history" that's a union jack?

  21. noah

    noah2 months ago

    Britain has had more bad rulers than any nation in history. They literaly put a family on the throan with multiple diseases and family disease. The queen todays family has multiple past down diseases. Nasty

  22. Muffin Delux

    Muffin Delux2 months ago

    Is there any good videos about the war of the roses?

  23. Chance

    Chance3 months ago

    You should say "GeKlin" not "gesslin"

  24. Daniel Hong

    Daniel Hong3 months ago

    3:50 Someone probably pointed this out already, but in retrospect the English were stupid to not exploit the power of a Super Saiyan.

  25. andre marques

    andre marques3 months ago

    Pedro the cruel from Portugal?

  26. Jake The Chief

    Jake The Chief3 months ago

    Bolingbroke was Richard’s cousin and yet after Richard saved him his cousin killed him

  27. Вячеслав Герасимов

    Вячеслав Герасимов4 months ago

    3:19 star wars?

  28. Bavarian Mapper

    Bavarian Mapper4 months ago

    Is anyone gonna point out that the Grim Reaper (2:25) is Sans when he says “you’d be dead where you stand” in undertale?

  29. Echo Thundor

    Echo Thundor5 months ago

    At 2:25 😆 is just straight up REAPERTALE! SANS!! COOL! (If who ever reading understand what I mean Grand! your awesome!)

  30. F14 tomcat A

    F14 tomcat A5 months ago

    The title for anyone name of the word

  31. Azraie Ruslim

    Azraie Ruslim5 months ago

    Is that Alice Peres or Cersei Lannister?

  32. Daria Zagorskaya

    Daria Zagorskaya6 months ago

    Death as a better career move. Harsh!

  33. Laura Elizabeth D. O.

    Laura Elizabeth D. O.6 months ago

    Extra history and mythology should be separate channels to follow

  34. CuppaJoe1

    CuppaJoe16 months ago

    I learned more here then my 6 years of middle school and high school. (I learned nothing about history in elementary school)

  35. Owen Karunagoda

    Owen Karunagoda6 months ago


  36. Le roi arouf

    Le roi arouf6 months ago

    Where are the french substile?

  37. DelphanGruss

    DelphanGruss6 months ago

    "Squabbled and pinched each-other." Why? Of all the lines, why did THAT one make me break down with laughter?!

  38. Praetorianjoel Njoku

    Praetorianjoel Njoku6 months ago

    1369 *NICE*

  39. dirn flim

    dirn flim6 months ago

    Nobody: 4:02 : Minecraft noises

  40. James Dobson

    James Dobson6 months ago

    “Change doth org “ lmao

  41. R Guillaume

    R Guillaume6 months ago

    3:50 you all cannot hide this from me. I know this Reference!

  42. Virendra Awasthi

    Virendra Awasthi6 months ago

    Some one needs to call a janitor,one might slip on those peels.

  43. Donald Esmay

    Donald Esmay6 months ago

    3:08 I think King David II of Scotland and the entire Kingdom of Scotland would disagree on their supposed glory based on the 42 years of reign King David II spent dealing with these two English pricks as they continuously tried to annex Scotland even into King Robert II's reign.


    JANE EDMUND7 months ago

    John of Gaunt was Edward III third son not second son

  45. Alexander Garfin

    Alexander Garfin7 months ago

    7:10 mistake

  46. Liz Schmidt

    Liz Schmidt7 months ago

    Alice?? Who the f*** is Alice?!

  47. Toastte

    Toastte7 months ago

    2:24 Insert Megalovania Here

  48. Edmon Francis L. Sicat

    Edmon Francis L. Sicat7 months ago

    can you do a video on the 300 year slavery of the Philippines?

  49. Zerpderp0

    Zerpderp07 months ago

    4:58 good thing the Good Parliament didn't exist in 1776, or I may well be sipping tea and singing Rule Britannia. Instead I'm chugging Mountain Dew and singing the Star Spangled Banner.

  50. Zerpderp0

    Zerpderp07 months ago

    3:25 you either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself turned a villain

  51. mrbrockpeters

    mrbrockpeters7 months ago

    Stay away from the no go zones.

  52. DougGlendower

    DougGlendower7 months ago

    To hell with Henry Bollingbroke.

  53. ArmyImperium

    ArmyImperium7 months ago


  54. golgariSoul

    golgariSoul7 months ago

    I don't know if burning the farms of peasants should be seen as "chivalrous".

  55. Zoey Gibson

    Zoey Gibson7 months ago

    0:12 YES I DO!!!

  56. ahmad

    ahmad8 months ago

    too fast to be enjoyable, I feel my head is going to explode, sorry


    SOOKYUM KIM8 months ago

    BACK THEN..... France: exists Britain: exists all of Europe: oh god here we go again NOW..... feminism: exists logic: exists The whole world: oh god here we go again

  58. InTheBasementProduct

    InTheBasementProduct8 months ago

    I just returned from a trip to Italy and visiting the all the old city states and classical ruins had me wondering about Italy as a nation and how it came to be. Could you consider doing a series on the unification of Italy, or Germany, or Greece, or any of the large European nation powers that we take for granted as having always existed?

  59. Kieran Gilkes

    Kieran Gilkes8 months ago

    Downvoted because not about cricket

  60. Aymara Fan

    Aymara Fan8 months ago

    Pretty sad that Bolingbroke tried to force Richard II, Queen Isabella of Valois go marry his son Henry V, after he killed her husband! 😡

  61. Yellow Panzer

    Yellow Panzer8 months ago

    Meantioning Fabius? Ah we’re going full circle from the first episodes are we :)

  62. Big Luiy

    Big Luiy8 months ago

    Yeah I thought that as well, can't believe its been so long since then

  63. anomie nous

    anomie nous8 months ago

    I was expecting more brown sofa in this video. Ik it's my fault for misreading the title, but I'm still disappointed.

  64. The Despair Man

    The Despair Man8 months ago

    Pls make one about stalin!!

  65. FireSeraphim

    FireSeraphim8 months ago

    Personally I'm looking forward to when they'll cover Joan of Arc in this series, I mean there's no way in hell you could possibly cover the 100 years war or it's conclusion without mention the Maid of Orleans herself, her miraculous victories over the English or the fact that she started out as a mere peasant herself who only got involved because she claimed that god told her to do so.

  66. Mohsin Hassan

    Mohsin Hassan8 months ago

    I really want you guys do one on the whole Muslim kinship in India. I mean everything before British rule in India.