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Harfleur

(ärflör`), town (1993 est. pop. 9,221), Seine-Maritime dept., N France, at the mouth of the Seine River on the English Channel. It was a flourishing port during the later Middle Ages but declined because of silting in the 16th cent. The siege and capture (1415) of Harfleur by the English in the Hundred Years War is described by Shakespeare in Henry V.

Harfleur

a port in N France, in Seine-Maritime department: important centre in the Middle Ages. Pop.: 8517 (1999)
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From there, hop over the soaring bridge Pont de Normandie to Harfleur, where Henry V landed his army and urged them: "Once more into the breach, dear friends.
Act 3, scene 3 shows Henry, given his army's failure to either penetrate or scale the city's walls, driven to threatening the governor of Harfleur with being guilty of the slaughter of innocents within the city if he does not open the city gates and capitulate to King Henry (3.
Once More Unto the Breach'--Here we go again with the SEC re-storming the Harfleur of proxy access.
Though always attentive to the political advantage of a situation, then, Henry also displays, in this as in later incidents (such as his relief when the mayor surrenders Harfleur without a fight), a moral sense derived from his own conscience and sense of empathy, allowing him to unite his political persona (the public self legally authorized to act) with his charismatic persona (the private self aware of the human and ethical consequences of his actions).
Again, the fight came after a long march, 260 miles in 17 days following the siege of Harfleur.
Henry's army is in the Picardy province of France after marching for almost twenty days after the siege of Harfleur.
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It was as if with an uncanny prescience that Shakespeare had written for them the speech of Henry V at the Battle of Harfleur when he declared to his men that he and they were a "band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother".
The subject of this contract is the realization of a study on the development of a planprevention of coastal risks (LPRP) of the alluvial plain at the mouth of Seinethe municipalities of Sainte Adresse, Havre, Harfleur Montivilliers, Gonfreville l~orcher, Gainneville, Rogerville, Oudalle,Sandouville, Saint Vigor Ymonville, La Cerlangue, TancarvilleThis study will cover the following natural phenomena - Marine submersion for medium events, with resources taken into accountclimate and extreme change (as defined in the Flood Directive) (taking into account thecoincidence of certain phenomena (river overflow estuarine zone,in polder area, runoff .
For any staunch Englishman or woman, it has to be the most stirring of patriotic calls, the powerful speech made by Henry V in Shakespeare's great play of that name when the English army is before the French port of Harfleur.
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