Definition of Battle of Poitiers

1. Noun. The battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French.

Exact synonyms: Poitiers
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic



Battle Of Poitiers Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Battle Of Poitiers Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Poitiers

battle of Langside
battle of Leuctra
battle of Lule Burgas
battle of Lutzen
battle of Marathon
battle of Marston Moor
battle of Minden
battle of Navarino
battle of Omdurman
battle of Panipat
battle of Pharsalus
battle of Philippi
battle of Pittsburgh Landing
battle of Plataea
battle of Poitiers (current term)
battle of Rossbach
battle of Saratoga
battle of Sempatch
battle of Shiloh
battle of Soissons-Reims
battle of Solferino
battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse
battle of St Mihiel
battle of Tannenberg
battle of Tertry
battle of Teutoburger Wald
battle of Tewkesbury
battle of Thermopylae
battle of Trafalgar

Literary usage of Battle of Poitiers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of England from the Accession of Henry III to the Death of Edward by Thomas Frederick Tout (1905)
"The topographical details of the battle of Poitiers of September 19, 1356, cannot be determined with certainty. We only know that the place of the encounter ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"THE battle of Poitiers OF THE GREAT HOST TH VT THE FRENCH KING BROUGHT TO THE battle of Poitiers A~TER the taking of the castle of Romorantin and of them ..."

3. Chronicle and Romance: Froissart, Malory, Holinshed ; with Introductions by Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, William Harrison (1910)
"... THE battle of Poitiers OF THE GREAT HOST THAT THE FRENCH KING BROUGHT TO THE battle of Poitiers FTER the taking of the castle of Romorantin and of them ..."

4. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"He therefore, in 1363, gave the duchy of Burgundy to his youngest son, Philip, who had been constantly by his side during the battle of Poitiers and his ..."

5. Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the Adjoining Countries: From the by Jean Froissart, Thomas Johnes (1862)
"THE THREE ESTATES OP FRANCE ASSEMBLE AT PARIS, AFTER THE battle of Poitiers. DURING the time of this defeat at Poitiers, the duke of Lancaster was in the ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Battle of Poitiers

Search for Battle of Poitiers on Dictionary.com!Search for Battle of Poitiers on Thesaurus.com!Search for Battle of Poitiers on Google!Search for Battle of Poitiers on Wikipedia!

Search