14th Century

Poitiers, Battle of, 1356

THE BATTLE OF POITIERS – HUNDRED YEARS WAR 19th September 1356 SUMMARY This was a battle fought between the English and Gascons and the French —-oOo—- BACKGROUND The Hundred Years War had begun in 1337 when the English King, Edward III, had claimed the French throne following the death of King Philip IV of France. The war […]

Battle of Poitiers

Poitiers, Battle of, 1356

THE BATTLE OF POITIERS – HUNDRED YEARS WAR 19th September 1356 SUMMARY This was a battle fought between the English and Gascons and the French —-oOo—- BACKGROUND The Hundred Years War had begun in 1337 when the English King, Edward III, had claimed the French throne following the death of King Philip IV of France. The war […]

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