Definition of Battle of Poitiers
1. Noun. The battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic
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Literary usage of Battle of Poitiers
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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 ..."