On Sept. 19, 1356, one of the decisive battles of the Hundred Years War took place in France. It was the first major battle after almost a decade of relative quiet, and it stacked a small English army against a French military three times its size.
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Episode link: The Battle of Poitiers
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- Pope, Mildred K. and Eleanor C. Lodge. "Life of the Black Prince." Oxford, Clarendon Press. 1910. https://archive.org/details/cu31924013109149
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