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Agincourt: The Story of Jenkin Lloyd is a book in the My Story series by Scholastic UK. It is Michael Cox's only book in the series. Agincourt was published on April 17, 2003 and followed by Waterloo. The book was published in Canada as A Hail of Arrows in 2009.


"To Ted Cox
(3rd April 1923 – 10th November 2002)

Book description[]

"October 1415
What I saw when we looked down into that valley made my stomach churn, my heart pound and my legs feel like they were made from bowstrings. There below us, about half a mile away, for almost as far as I could see in all directions, was a vast sea of grey steel. Moving before us was the most enormous host of men I had ever laid eyes on in my life. As their pennants fluttered in the breeze and their countless lances bobbed up and down, thousands and thousands of French knights on horseback were now taking up their positions in the valley...



Historical Note[]


Main article: List of Agincourt characters


Main article: Michael Cox

Michael Cox is a British children's author for Scholastic UK. He contributed numerous titles to their series, Top Ten, Dead Famous and The Knowledge.[2] Agincourt is his only book written for My Story.



  • The portrait on the cover was provided by Andy Lubienski. The background is a detail of an engraving, described as 100 Years War and English Victory at Agincourt, from the Mary Evans Picture Library.[4]


See also[]

My Story

The Hunger | Voyage on the Great Titanic | The Crystal Palace | Blitz | My Tudor Queen | Twentieth-Century Girl
The Great Plague | The '45 Rising | Civil War | Trafalgar | The Trenches | Battle of Britain | Mill Girl | Transported
Armada | Crimea | Bloody Tower | Indian Mutiny | Zulu War | Mayflower | Agincourt | Suffragette | Waterloo | Slave Girl
Flying Ace | Anne Boleyn and Me | D-Day | Victorian Workhouse | Spy Smuggler | Desert Danger | War Nurse
U-Boat Hunter | The Queen's Spies

1st relaunch

Princess of Egypt | Pompeii | Road to War | Roman Invasion | Viking Blood | Highway Girl | Sophie's Secret War
The Storm to Come | The Sweep's Boy | The Fall of the Blade | Pyramid of Secrets | Factory Girl | Dodger!
No Way Back | Wartime Princess | London Stories | Berlin Olympics | Lady Jane Grey | Nowhere to Run

2nd relaunch

Codename Céline

3rd relaunch

Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan | Ignatius Sancho | Princess Sophia Duleep Singh | Mary Prince

My Royal Story

Victoria | Anastasia | Cleopatra | Marie Antoinette | Elizabeth | Mary, Queen of Scots | Henry VIII's Wives

My True Story

What If They Find Us? | Hero at Dunkirk | Standing Alone | Give Us the Vote!

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