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Henry V, Act 4, Scene III – “This day is called the feast of Crispian…”

Today is called the Feast of Crispian…
Some video versions … in order:
Henry V (1944) directed by and starring Lawrence Olivier
Henry V (1979) directed by David Giles and starring David Gwillim
Henry V (1989) directed by Michael Bogdanov and starring Michael Pennington
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“This day is called the feast of Crispian.”

From a reader:
A little trivia for you. Today commemorates the Battle of Agincourt in 1415.
“He that shall live this day, and see old age,
Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours,
And say ‘To-morrow is Saint Crispian:’
Then will he strip his … Continue reading

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