Timelines to Visualize History

A Project by the Department of Medieval English Literature and Historical Linguistics, University of Düsseldorf

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1356 -

The Battle of Poitiers

Edward the Black Prince, the eldest son of Edward III, won the second great English victory of the first phase of the 100 Years' War at the Battle of Poitiers on September 19, 1356. Philip's successor, King John II of France, and the Duke of Burgundy were captured and led to London where they were held in chivalrous captivity until a ransom was paid.
History, 100 Years War, Middle English Period, Political