Battle of Poitiers 1356

walwyn Sun, 07/24/2011 - 11:55
Sunday, September 19, 1356

The Battle of Poitiers fought between King John II of France and Edward the Black Prince, takes place on the 19th September 1356 just outside of the town of Poitier. The battle results in the capture of King John II, his youngest son, and the death and capture of 1000s of the French aristocracy.