Battle of Poitiers


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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.

Topics in this Podcast: French history, military history, 14th Century, France, Hundred Years War, black death, england