meaning of battle of poitiers

battle of poitiers meaning in General Dictionary

the fight in 1356 where English under the Black Prince defeated the French

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In v aded Artois while the Black Prince was pillaging Languedoc. In 1356 the battle of Poitiers (September 19), in which John was taken prisoner, was the signal for conflicts in Paris between Stephen Marcel and the dauphin, and for the outbreak of the Jacquerie.

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