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Poitiers 1356: The Capture Of A King

One of the key battles of the Hundred Years' War, the Battle of Poitiers had huge political consequences. Fought in the picturesque Loire Valley, it led to the capture of King John and a treaty that subsequently gave England half of France.

Important places

Bordeaux (51)
Poitiers (22)

Regions

Gironde (81)
Vienne (25)

Countries

France (7,260)

Other geographical areas

Europe (50,256)
Western Europe (11,063)
Northern European Plain (4,576)